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Court docket Denies Bail To Man Seen Capturing Gun In CCTV Footage



Over 50 individuals had been killed within the communal violence in northeast Delhi in February, 2020. (File)

New Delhi:

A Delhi court docket has dismissed the bail plea of an accused allegedly seen rioting and firing gunshots at individuals and police officers throughout this yr’s February riots in northeast Delhi.

Further Periods Choose Amitabh Rawat on Friday dismissed the bail plea of Vikram Singh noting that he was allegedly a part of the illegal meeting which had dedicated the offence of rioting and firing at individuals and the police leading to accidents in the course of the violence.

“Within the totality of the details and circumstances of the case and the fabric accessible towards the accused, no case for bail is made out. Accordingly, the current bail utility of Vikram Singh underneath Part 439 Code of Prison Process (CrPC) stands dismissed,” the court docket held.

Advocate Ashok Kumar, showing for the accused, had submitted that Singh has nothing to do with the alleged offence and that he has been falsely implicated by the police. It was additional submitted that the accused has clear antecedents and is the only bread earner of his household.

Particular Public Prosecutor Saleem Ahmad whereas opposing the bail plea submitted that there’s a CCTV footage of the incident, by which the accused was seen on the street and holding a brick and a stone in his arms. He was shouting and pelting stones on others, Ahmad submitted.


Singh was recognized by complainant assistant sub-inspector Dharambir for allegedly “actively collaborating” within the riots. It was additional submitted that as per Part 149 of the Indian Penal Code, each member of illegal meeting is responsible of offence dedicated by each member of illegal meeting in prosecution of frequent object.

In response to the police, the current case was registered on the assertion of Assistant Sub-Inspector Dharamvir Singh of Welcome police station who was current at Shiv Mandir, Babarpur on February 25, 2020, when individuals had gathered there to protest towards Citizenship Modification Act (CAA).

Greater than 750 instances had been registered within the northeast Delhi violence, by which at the very least 53 individuals had been killed and a number of other others had been injured. To date, over 250 chargesheets have been filed within the riots-related instances by which 1,153 accused have been charge-sheeted.

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