Wednesday, 26 January, 2022
TopicUmar Khalid

Topic: Umar Khalid

Witness accounts cooked up, case can’t be made on half-truths: Umar Khalid’s lawyer tells court

Arguing Umar Khalid's bail plea before Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat, advocate Trideep Pais read out 3 protected witnesses’ statements, claiming they were contradictory.

Why Umar Khalid’s Delhi riots trial hasn’t begun even a year after charge sheet was filed

Copies of charge sheet were provided to Umar Khalid in March, 6 months after it was filed. Since then, the case is stuck at the stage of scrutiny of documents.

Police peddling lies, FIR a ‘cooked-up theory’, says Umar Khalid on Delhi riots case

Khalid, along with several others, has been booked under the UAPA. They are accused of being the 'masterminds' of the February 2020 violence, which killed 53.

Delhi Police opposes Umar Khalid’s bail plea in Feb 2020 riots case

The application has no merit and the prosecution would demonstrate the prima facie case against Khalid, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Alok Kumar told the court.

Delhi court to hear February 2020 riots accused Umar Khalid’s bail plea on 27 July

Umar Khalid along with several others has been booked under UAPA and is accused of being one of the 'masterminds' of the riots in Northwest Delhi in February 2020.

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I have not spent a day or night in my cell without extreme anxiety: Umar Khalid from Tihar

I wait for the five-minute phone call or the ten-minute video call to home. But just as we start talking, the timer ticks off. Never before have I realised the value of every second.

Umar Khalid tests positive for Covid, isolated within Tihar jail premises

A senior official said the 33-year-old had developed symptoms of the disease following which he was tested for the coronavirus infection.

Delhi Police wants to ‘handcuff and fetter’ Umar Khalid for court hearings

In a court application, Delhi Police said Delhi riots accused Umar Khalid and Khalid Saifi were 'high-risk' prisoners and could escape custody.

Delhi court grants bail to Umar Khalid in 2020 Delhi riots case

The court Thursday while granting bail to the former JNU student said that he was not physically present at the scene of crime on the date of incident.

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