Umar Khalid attack case: 2 prime accused sent to judicial custody

NEW DELHI: Patiala House court sent 2 accused who allegedly attacked Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leader Umar Khalid, to judicial custody till September 6.

Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Deepak Sherawat sent the duo, Darwesh Shahpur and Naveen Dalal, to the judicial custody after they were produced before the court on expiry of their two-day police custody.

On 21 August, the court had sent the two accused to a two-day police custody, their aim was to disrupt the event ‘Khauff se Azaadi’ (Freedom from Fear) that was being held at the Constitution Club on 13 August.

When Dalal reached the Constitution Club, he found Khalid outside the venue and allegedly attacked him. second accused, Shahpur was too present when Umar was attacked but he did not lauch attack on Mr. Khalid.

Dalal claimed he did not fire from a pistol, as alleged by Khalid, he was carrying and it fell down while he was fleeing from there.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

* Copy This Password *

* Type Or Paste Password Here *