Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Apoorva Mandhani April 26, 2018 9:24 am Change Font Size A Delhi Court on Wednesday discharged Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and nine others from allegations of unlawful assembly and other offences during their protests in 2012. The others discharged in the case are Banwari Lal Sharma, Dalbir Singh, Mukesh Kumar, Mohan Singh, Balbir Singh, Jagmohan Gupta, Azad Kasana, Harish Singh Rawat and Anand Singh Bisht. The case concerns a demonstration organized by volunteers of India Against Corruption (IAC) against coal scam outside then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s house. When the demonstration began proceeding to the PM’s house, the Police had used tear gas and water cannons to stop them. An FIR was then registered against them under various provisions of the Indian Penal Code, including those for rioting and unlawful assembly, and the Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act, 1984. A chargesheet was subsequently filed. The accused had now challenged the validity of the order passed under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, which was in force during the time of the demonstrations, asserting that if this order was bad in law, the entire prosecution case would fall…. Read full this story
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