Delhi police filed a cost sheet in opposition to Sharjeel Imam on Saturday for allegedly giving a seditious speech and abetting riots in Jamia Millia Islamia throughout a protest in opposition to the brand new citizenship legislation, officers stated. Imam was arrested for instigating and abetting riots together with his speech delivered on December 13.
Two days after the speech, Jamia college students clashed with police throughout a march in opposition to the amended legislation.
A senior police officer stated the primary cost sheet within the case was filed in opposition to the rioters and sections 124 A IPC and 153 A IPC (Sedition and selling enmity between courses) had been invoked. A supplementary cost sheet has now been filed within the Saket courtroom, the officer added. Imam, who got here into the limelight through the Shaheen Bagh protest, was arrested from Bihar’s Jehanabad on January 28.