NE Delhi violence accused Umar Khalid has been granted bail by additional sessions judge Vinod Yadav under FIR 101 that was registered on 25 February 2020. The judge noted that there had been no recovery of evidence from Umar Khalid.
The FIR is connected to the violence in the Khajuri Khas area of northeast Delhi and is being investigated by the Delhi Police crime branch. The charge sheet had stated that Khalid along with former AAP councillor Tahir Hussain and United Against Hate member Khalid Saifi had met on 8 January to decide to do a ‘big blast’ when Trump visited.
This was the second FIR under which Khalid was formally arrested on 1 October last year. He was already in custody then under FIR 59, where, along with other charges of rioting and criminal conspiracy, the anti-terror law Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) had also been invoked.