New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed the jail authorities to take Jamia Milia Islamia (JMI) student Asif Iqbal Tanha, who was arrested in a case related to the Northeast Delhi riot earlier this year, to a guest house. Appearing in tests scheduled for Friday.

Justice Manoj Kumar Ohri asked the jail superintendent to permit the accused to take study materials if needed.

Tanha was directed to take her to the guest house of the city of Lajpat as suggested by the police and her counselors agreed.

The court said it was the responsibility of the jail superintendent to take the accused from the guest house to the JMI University Test Center at 8:30 am on December 4, 5 and 7 and return.

He will be brought back to prison after completing three tests.

The court allowed Tanha’s counsel to phone her for 10 minutes a day while staying in the guest house.

The trial court granted three days’ custody parole on December 4, 5 and 7 to attend the division / supplemental examinations of BA Persian (Hons).

However, he wasted his entire day and was not satisfied with the fact that he would not be able to study and he approached the High Court seeking interim bail for this purpose.

Additional Solicitor General SV Raju, who represents the state, objected to his interim bail, saying he would not be granted any such compensation and advised that he could be allowed to stay in a guest house under judicial custody until his exams are over. December 7..

The state, represented by lawyer Amit Mahajan, indicated four places of guarding by security officers and the petitioners’ lawyers accepted the lodge in the city of Lajpat.

Lawyer Saujanya Sankaran, who represents Tanha, said the accused were ready to surrender immediately after the trial and that they would not take advantage of the full court COVID-19 orders, which included interim remedies for prisoners and were regularly extended.

In addition to providing custody parole, the trial court directed the jail superintendent to provide necessary assistance in the case of teaching materials for the examinations of the accused.

That said, it is necessary to clear the exams in order to attend the MA in Tanha Persian and to show the accused the tenderness by allowing him to attend the said exams.

Tanha was arrested May 19 on charges of being part of a premeditated conspiracy in the riot.

At least 53 people have been killed and about 200 others injured after violence between supporters of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and its protesters spiraled out of control in Northeast Delhi on February 24.


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