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Seelampur Violence Case: Delhi Court Extends Judicial Custody Of 14 Accused Till January 16

A Delhi Court Has Extended The Judicial Custody Of The 14 Accused In The Seelampur Violence Case Till January 16

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Pawas Kumar | Updated on: 02 Jan 2020, 04:12:06 PM
Seelampur Violence Case: Delhi Court extends judicial custody of 14 accused till January 16

Seelampur Violence Case: Delhi Court extends judicial custody of 14 accused till January 16 (Photo Credit: PTI File)

New Delhi:

A Delhi court has extended the judicial custody of the 14 accused in the Seelampur violence case till January 16.  Two of the accused in the case were granted interim bail on medical ground earlier. 

Sixteen people had been arrested in connection with the violent protests against the amended Citizenship Act in Seelampur. On Tuesday, Additional District Judge Brijesh Garg gave interim bail to accused Yusuf Ali and Moinuddin for three weeks subject to each of them furnishing of a bail bond of Rs 20,000 with a surety of like amount.

The court asked both of them to get themselves examined and treated at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital after being released from jail and listed the matter for final disposal on January 21.

According to Ali's lawyers, he suffers from hypothyroidism due to which he was getting regular fits in Mandoli Jail. Moinuddin had sought bail for immediate surgery owing to injuries sustained to his hand allegedly during the violent protests. According to his lawyer, the injuries were allegedly due to lathi-charge on him. However, the police contended that he injured himself while hurling a petrol bomb during the protests.

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First Published : 02 Jan 2020, 04:05:46 PM

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