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Delhi HC seeks Centre's stand on arrests of CAA protesters

There was a number of arrests of Muslims in the last few weeks when the world and country are in lockdown

Tuesday April 28, 2020 2:37 PM, ummid.com with inputs from IANS

Jamiat petition in Delhi HC

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has sought Centre's stand over a plea seeking court's direction restraining the police officials from picking or arresting the Delhi riots-2020 victims/persons protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) on the pretext of investigation and sending them to jail in riots related cases during lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic.

While issuing notice on the plea filed by Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind, the court said, "All the individuals named in the petition, who are stated to have been arrested thus far, are at liberty to institute appropriate proceedings, in accordance with law, including seeking regular bail, before the Courts of competent jurisdiction, in the meantime."

There was a number of arrests of Muslims in the last few weeks when the world and country are in lockdown to combat Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) outbreak.

Delhi witnessed riots in February amidst nationwide protest against the new amendments in India's citizenship act incorporated by the right-wing BJP led government in New Delhi. Over 50, majority of them Muslims, had died in the riots.

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