Jahangirpuri Riot: Rohini Court Quashes Bail Plea of Arms Provider
- Sessions court denies bail to arms and ammunitions supplier in Jahangirpuri violence.
- The accused was arrested on April 19th, 2022.
- Violent clashes broke out in Delhi's Jahangirpuri on April 16 .
New Delhi: The sessions court in Delhi on the bail hearing on Saturday refused to grant bail to the key conspirator Gulam Rasul alias Gulli, who allegedly supplied arms and ammunition to the perpetrators. The Additional session judge Gangandeep Singh court passing an order said, “There is communal tension in the area at this stage. The charge sheet is yet to be filed. The allegations are serious against the applicant”.
The court further noted, “the apprehension of threatening/influencing the witnesses cannot be ruled out at this stage if the accused/applicant is enlarged on bail at this stage. There is also communal tension in the area at this stage. The charge sheet is yet to be filed. The allegations are serious against the accused/applicant. Accordingly, the application was dismissed and disposed of.”
While opposing the bail plea, the Additional Public Prosecutor for Delhi Police stated that the current applicant Gulam Rasul was arrested on April 19, 2022, for using a countrymade weapon during a riot, including that the pistol was recovered at his request. The applicant’s attendance and active participation in the rioting incident were witnessed by eyewitnesses, and he was an active member of the unlawful assembly that resulted in the riot