- Jamia student arrested in Delhi violence sent for 3 days remand
- Special Cell of Delhi Police arrested Phiran Meeran Haider
- Meeran is the state president of RJD’s youth unit
- Delhi Police demanded remand from the court
court has sent a student of Jamia Millia Islamia on three days police remand. He has been arrested for allegedly conspiring to incite communal riots in North East Delhi. Information was obtained through a lawyer. Miran Haider (35) , a PhD student in Jamia, is also the Delhi Pradesh President of the youth wing of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD).
According to a lawyer associated with the case, the police told the court that a major conspiracy in the case related to the recent communal violence in North East Delhi regarding the amended Citizenship Act (CAA) needs to be explored. Metropolitan Magistrate Prabhjit Kaur, after hearing arguments from both sides, allowed the police to interrogate the alleged accused in custody.
Significantly, on Thursday, Rajya Sabha member and Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Manoj Jha tweeted, ‘Delhi Police called him for questioning and after that the order was received from above and Meeran Haider was arrested, which is a corona virus epidemic. Was helping people. The RJD’s student unit at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) had also demanded Haider’s release and said that the police should become friends of the public and not to scare people.
The Jamia Coordination Committee (JCC) also condemned Hyder’s arrest and demanded his immediate release. Let us know that 53 people died and more than 200 were injured in the communal violence that erupted on February 24 in North East Delhi after the violence between CAA supporters and opponents.