“Delhi Riots 2020: Court acquits Dinesh, Sandeep and Tinku; says no evidence on record to show involvement”, Organiser, May 12, 2023:
“A Delhi Court has acquitted three men – Dinesh Yadav, Sandeep Singh and Tinku Kumar – in a case concerning Delhi Riots 2020 for lack of evidence. The court observed that “possibility cannot become evidence in itself” and stated that it had remained a matter of presumption of prosecution, based on hearsay evidence or on the basis of possibility only.
The three men were accused of committing offences punishable under various provisions of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) on the basis of two complaints made by Aakil Saifi and Irfan, regarding vandalism and looting of certain articles from their respective premises. The three men were charged u/s 147, 148, 149, 188, 380, 427 and 436 of the IPC in FIR 124 of 2020.
The court held that while the prosecution has argued that the three men were part of a mob, there is no evidence on record to indicate that they were involved in the incidents. The court said, “It is case of the prosecution that accused persons were member of the mob, which vandalized both properties…..”
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