‘Prison Almost Killed Me’: A Muslim Man’s 17 Months In A Delhi Jail With A Bullet In His Shoulder

Accused of murder—of another Muslim—and 15 other sections of the law, painter Mohammed Shahid lost use of his right arm after a bullet injury during the 2020 Delhi riots. After 17 months in judicial custody, only his near-death condition convinced a judge to grant him interim bail for treatment, after police repeatedly brought him to hospital and took him back without medical attention.

24 Sep 2021        TARUSHI ASWANI