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Safoora Zargar granted bail by Delhi High Court

Jamia University student activist Safoora Zargar has been granted bail by the Delhi High Court. She was arrested in connection with the Delhi violence case and booked under the anti-terror law UAPA.

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New Delhi: Delhi High Court has granted bail to pregnant Jamia University student activist Safoora Zargar. She was arrested in connection with the Delhi violence case. Safoora Zargar was booked under the stringent UAPA anti-terror law in the Delhi riots case.

Safoora Zargar was granted bail after Solicitor General Tushar Mehta did not oppose the bail plea on humanitarian grounds. Safoora Zargar, an M Phil student of Jamia Millia Islamia University, is 23 weeks pregnant.

Safoora Zargar, a student of the Jamia Millia Islamia University in Delhi and member of the Jamia Coordination Committee, was arrested in a case on the February riots in Delhi. She was arrested in April.

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Bengal govt withdraws state-wide lockdown on Aug 28

Hence, the statewide lockdown will only be observed on August 20, 21, 27 and 31.

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Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata, Aug 12 : The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government on Wednesday withdrew the complete lockdown on August 28 and imposed a curfew on August 20 instead.

The state government passed an order to this effect, saying the step was taken in response to various requests it had received.

As a result, the lockdown dates were once again revised to six days this month. This is the fourth time that the state government has revised the coronavirus lockdown dates for the month of August.

Hence, the statewide lockdown will only be observed on August 20, 21, 27 and 31.

According to the statement, the revision comes in view of difficulties cited by businesses and banking operators due to the consecutive two-day lockdown in the last week of August.

“Several communications have been received citing difficulty to conduct of businesses and banking operations because of the two-day lockdown on Thursday and Friday in the last week of August, followed by one-day lockdown on the following Monday. The state government has considered the requests for relaxation of lockdown,” the notification read.

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Action against cops after Aligarh incident involving MLA

After the incident, about half a dozen BJP MLAs conveyed to the chief minister that they wanted action against the police officer who reportedly misbehaved with Sahyogi.

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BJP MLA Rajkumar Sahyogi

Lucknow, Aug 12 : The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has suspended the station officer of Gonda police station, Anuj Kumar Saini, who was involved in an alleged brawl with BJP MLA Rajkumar Sahyogi.

Superintendent of Police rural Atul Sharma has also been transferred after the incident which took place earlier on Wednesday.

Chief minister Yogi Adityanath has asked the IG zone to probe the incident.

After the incident, about half a dozen BJP MLAs conveyed to the chief minister that they wanted action against the police officer who reportedly misbehaved with Sahyogi.

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Derogatory social media post accused arrested in Bengaluru

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Bengaluru, Aug 12 : City police have arrested the person accused of posting a derogatory message which triggered riots in Bengaluru east last night, an official said on Wednesday.

“With regard to the incidents in D.J. Halli, accused Naveen was arrested for posting derogatory posts,” said city Police Commissioner Kamal Pant.

Naveen is said to be the relative of Congress MLA Akanda Srinivas Murthy.

Following his social media post, irate mobs resorted to rioting and arson in D.J. Halli, K.G. Halli, Pulikeshinagar and Kaval Byresandra.

Pant said 110 accused persons involved in the rioting have been arrested.

“Total 110 persons accused arrested for arson, stone pelting and assault on the police. Appeal to all to cooperate with the police to maintain peace,” said the police commissioner.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa said last night’s mischief lead to rioting and assault on Murthy’s home and the D.J. Halli police station.

He directed the officials to take action against the perpetrators.

“The attack on journalists, police and the public in the riot last night was unpredictable. The government will not tolerate such provocations and rumours,” said Yediyurappa in Kannada.

He said strict action against the perpetrators was certain and appealed to the people to act with restraint.

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