New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Sunday filed a charge sheet in Karkaduma Court against JNU alumni Umar Khalid and Sharjeel Imam on charges of conspiracy to commit Delhi Riots. This charge-sheet has been filed by the Special Cell under the anti-terrorism law UAPA. At the same time, action has been taken under several critical sections of the IPC and the Arms Act. The charge sheet is about 930 pages.
First Sharjeel, then Omar Khalid was arrested
Omar Khalid was arrested by the Delhi Police on September 14 in a case related to the Delhi violence. Karkaduma court has extended the judicial custody of Omar Khalid till November 20. A request was made by the Delhi Police to extend his judicial custody for another 30 days.
Opposing the plea of Delhi Police, Omar Khalid’s lawyer said that it has cooperated in all possible ways in the police investigation. Alleging that Omar Khalid is not cooperating in the investigation. The plea filed by the Delhi Police to extend his judicial custody is incorrect.
These sections of IPC have been imposed on Khalid and Sharjeel
13/16/17/18 UAP Act.
120B r / w
IPC- 109/114 / 124A / 147/148/149 / 153A / 186/201/212/295/302/307/341/353/395/419/420/427/435/436/452/454/468 / 471/34 IPC.
25/27 Arms Act & 3/4 PDPP Act.
What is the Illegal Activities (Prevention) Act UAPA
- Under UAPA, very strict provisions were made to curb illegal activities inside and outside the country. Last year, the government tightened the 1967 law by making some amendments. This law applies throughout the country.
- Under this law, anticipatory bail cannot be obtained in the case.
- A case can be filed against any Indian or foreigner under this law. It does not matter the location or tendency of the crime.
- In case of committing a crime on foreign soil, a case can also be registered under it.
- This law can also be applied in cases of crime committed in a registered ship or aircraft in India.
- Primarily this law is to deal with terrorism and Naxalism.
- Any kind of individual or collective illegal activity, which threatens the security, unity and integrity of the country, is within the scope of this law.
This law empowers the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to declare a suspect involved in any type of terrorist activity a terrorist.
Before this law, only groups could be declared terrorists, but after this amended law in 2019, any person can also be declared a suspected terrorist or terrorist.