Anti-CAA Protests: Lucknow court tells police to File documents on why bail should be cancelled

Lucknow court has ordered the police to submit documents to support their request for canceling the bail of four persons. These four include three activists, in connection with the last December’s protests in Delhi against the new citizenship law (CAA) and NRC.

The four against who the police have submitted an appeal seeking cancellation of their bail are Congress leader and activist Sadaf Jafar, Rihai Manch founder Mohammad Shoaib, Lucknow-based activist Deepak Kabir and one Shavez.

“On Thursday, we were asked to provide the lawyers of the four accused a copy of the application moved for the cancellation of their bail. The court said they should be provided with the application along with the annexures which support the police’s request to cancel their bail. We will provide them with a copy of the annexures on September 5 — the next date of hearing,” District Government Counsel Manoj Tripathi said.

Jafar, Shoaib, Kabir, and Shavez were charged by the additional sessions court on Thursday after Lucknow police tried cancellation of their bail in the case lodged at Hazratganj police station. The accused have been booked for charges including for an attempt to murder, rioting, damage to public property.

“In the statement, police have said that the testified crime committed by us was serious in nature, but we were granted bail. In the statement, the police have said cases have been registered at Thakurganj police station after our bail and that we are heading the anti-CAA movement even after getting bail. They have said that we are affecting harmony in the society and the city” activist Deepak Kabir told The Indian Express.