1000 Days Without Trial Or Bail For Umar Khalid, Denied Bail Despite False Allegations, Fabrications & Inconsistencies

PhD student Umar Khalid completes 1,000 days in jail without a trial, Article 14 revisited the fabrications, inconsistencies and conjectures that vitiate the Delhi riots conspiracy case but are still not enough for him to get bail because judges, as experts point out, interpret draconian laws in unyielding fashion. Police witnesses against the 35-year-old have been shown as unreliable, unproven allegations have been dropped, and the police have used partial truths and communally tainted arguments in his prosecution.

09 Jun 2023        BETWA SHARMA