Delhi High Court Grants Bail to Safoora Zargar, Centre Agrees On Humanitarian Ground

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Safoora Zargar
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The Delhi High Court on Tuesday granted bail to Student Activist Safoora Zargar who was under the custody of Delhi Police for her alleged role in Delhi Riots. According to LiveLaw, the Delhi HC allowed bail to Safoora after the central government agreed to her release on Humanitarian ground.

Citizens raised concerns over the health safety of Safoora Zargar in Tihar Jail as she is in her 23rd week of pregnancy. Safoora Zargar, a student of Jamia Milia Islamia University participated in the Citizenship Amendment Act protest. Zargar was arrested on April 10 and later she was booked under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).

Safoora Zargar’s bail was granted following several conditions. According to Live Law, the conditions are: 1) She should not indulge in activities she is being investigated for. 2) She should refrain from hampering investigation. 3) She has to take the permission of the concerned court before leaving the territory of Delhi. 4) She has to get in touch with the Investigating Officer once in every 15 days through a phone call.

Safoora has been a target of abusive troll on social media sites, at the same time, concerns of her arrest were raised by citizens on social media.

 

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