Delhi riots: Three students seek forthwith release from jail after getting bail

The three accused were arrested in May last year in connection with the riots in northeast Delhi. Communal clashes had broken out in northeast Delhi on February 24, 2020.

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Press Trust of India | Jun 17, 2021 - 11:53 a.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Jamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha and JNU students Devangana Kalita and Natasha Narwal, who were granted bail on June 15 in the northeast Delhi riots case, moved the Delhi High Court on Thursday seeking forthwith release from jail.

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A bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and A J Bhambhani commenced hearing on the pleas, which said even after 36 hours of the passing of the bail order the accused have not yet been released from jail.

The three accused were arrested in May last year in connection with the riots in northeast Delhi. Communal clashes had broken out in northeast Delhi on February 24 last year after violence between citizenship law supporters and protesters spiraled out of control leaving at least 53 people dead and around 200 injured.

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