A court docket in Delhi as of late acquitted a person accused of being part of an illegal meeting, dacoity and rioting in final yr’s northeast Delhi riots case.
Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat stated that there’s no identity of the accused and testimonies of witnesses are totally contradictory to one another.
“It is a clear-cut case of acquittal,” he added.
According to the police, Suresh, now acquitted, together with an enormous crowd of rioters wearing iron rods and sticks, allegedly broke open the lock of a store in Delhi’s Babarpur Road and looted it at the night of February 25.
This is the primary Delhi riots case by which the judgment has been pronounced. The trial is underway in lots of circumstances associated with the violence.
Communal clashes had damaged out in northeast Delhi in February 2020, after violence between the Citizenship (Amendment) Act supporters and its protesters spiralled out of keep an eye on leaving no less than 53 other folks lifeless and over 700 injured.
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