Delhi riots: Right to protest cannot extend to disturbing public order says court


delhi-violence-shahrukhNew Delhi, May 09: A Delhi court has rejected the bail plea filed by Sharukh Pathan, an accused in the north-east Delhi riots. The court observed that the fundamental right to protest cannot extend to disturbing public order. Additional Sessions judge, Sanjeev Kumar Malhotra referred to a viral image which showed the accused pointing a pistol at the police. This court is not inclined to grant bail at this stage, the court also said.

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Author: Vicky Nanjappa

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