Delhi court commits Jahangirpuri Violence case to Sessions court for hearing
20 August, 2022 | Simran Turak
A Delhi Court ordered the Jahangirpuri violence case to Sessions court after cognisance and other legal formalities that is listed before the Sessions court on August 22. This case is associated wi...
A Delhi Court ordered the Jahangirpuri violence case to Sessions court after cognisance and other legal formalities that is listed before the Sessions court on August 22.
This case is associated with violence that took place on April 16 on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti.
On August 17, Rohini District Court Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Deepika Singh forwarded the case file to the District and Sessions Judge for committal of the case to the session court for further hearing.
The charge sheet filed by the Delhi Police in the Jahangir Puri violence case was recognized by CMM on July 28. After taking cognizance, the court ordered production warrants.
On July 14, the Crime Branch of the Delhi Police submitted a charge sheet.
The Delhi Police has listed 37 arrested and 8 missing suspects in the case’s charge sheet. Besides them, two juveniles are also mentioned in the charge sheet.
Delhi Police has cited Section 307 (attempt to murder), Section 120 B (criminal conspiracy), Section 34 (Acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention), Section 186 IPC (voluntarily obstructs any public servant in the discharge of his public functions), Section 353 (Assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty) Section 332 (Voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty), Section 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt) Section 436 (Mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to destroy house) Section 147 (Punishment for rioting) Section 148 (Rioting, armed with a deadly weapon) Section 149 (Every member of unlawful assembly guilty of the offence committed in prosecution of common object) and Section 427 (Mischief causing damage) of the Indian Penal Code(IPC) and under various provisions of Arms Act.
According to the reports, Delhi Police would provide a separate charge sheet for juvenile offenders.
According to sources, Mohammad Ansar and Tabrez Ansari were the major conspirators. A Delhi Police team had also gone to West Bengal to interrogate some of Ansar’s relatives in East Midnapore.