Delhi Riots: High Court grants bail to three activists including Devangana Kalita, arrested under UAPA Act

Delhi Riots: High Court grants bail to three activists including Devangana Kalita, arrested under UAPA Act

The Delhi High Court has granted bail to Devangana Kalita, Natasha Narwal and Jamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha in the Delhi riots case. He was arrested last year under the UAPA Act in the North-East Delhi violence case

High court granting bail to activists in Delhi riots case.

The Delhi High Court has granted bail to all the three accused in the Delhi riots case. All three got bail on a personal bond of Rs 50,000.

The Delhi High Court, while granting bail, said that the three accused Devangana Kalita, Natasha Narwal and Jamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha will cooperate in the investigation and will not leave the country without the permission of the court.

Natasha Narwal accused of being involved in the conspiracy behind the riots.

Natasha Narwal was arrested by the Delhi Police in May last year, she is accused of being involved in the conspiracy behind the riots that took place in February last year during the movement for the NRC / CAA. UAPA charges have been imposed on her.

It is noteworthy that Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita are members of Delhi-based women’s rights group ‘Pinjra Tod’ while Asif is a student of Jamia Millia Islamia.

Significantly, in February 2020, more than 50 people died in the violence in Delhi.

Several shops were torched and public property was damaged during the violence. The violence took place over the controversial Citizenship Law.

Delhi High Court had granted interim custodial bail to Asif Iqbal.

Earlier, the Delhi High Court had granted interim custodial bail to Delhi riots accused Asif Iqbal Tanha to appear in the university examinations.

Natasha got interim bail for her father’s funeral.

On the other hand, Natasha Narwal was granted interim bail for three weeks after the last rites of her father Mahavir Narwal last month.

Delhi Riots: High Court grants bail to three activists including Devangana Kalita, arrested under UAPA Act
Delhi Riots: High Court grants bail to three activists including Devangana Kalita, arrested under UAPA Act

Mahavir was a senior member of the Communist Party and died due to corona virus infection.

Several shops were torched and public property was damaged during the Delhi riot.

Several shops were torched and public property was damaged during the violence.

On 24 February 2020, violence broke out between supporters and opponents of the amended Citizenship Act in Northeast Delhi, which took a communal form.

At least 53 people were killed and around 200 were injured in the violence.