Delhi Police has named Swaraj India President Yogendra Yadav in a chargesheet within the homicide of head constable Rattan Lal all over the Northeast Delhi Riots in February, Indian Express reported. Along with Yadav, scholar chief Kawalpreet Kaur and recommend DS Bindra additionally discovered a point out within the chargesheet.
The 3 have no longer been named within the listing of 17 accused, however the chargesheet says that the “links of the organisers of the (Chand Bagh) protest site with the likes of D S Bindra (AIMIM), Kawalpreet Kaur (AISA), Devangana Kalita (Pinjra Tod), Safoora, Yogendra Yadav, etc itself indicates a hidden agenda behind the violence”, the Indian Express reported.
As in line with police, protests in Chand Bagh were happening since January.
Riots broke out in Northeast Delhi on February 24. “Serious communal riots took place in Northeast Delhi, in which more than 750 cases were registered, 53 persons lost their lives, including head constable Rattan Lal of the Delhi Police,” the chargsheet says.
““Lal, along with ACP (Gokalpuri) and DCP (Shahdara) and some other police officials, was present closest to the protest site at Chand Bagh. Apparently, during the attack by mob, he could not jump over the five-feet-tall divider on the Wazirabad road, and collapsed after being shot at and hit by stones,” the chargesheet states additional.
All 17 accused in Lal’s homicide are between the age of 18 and 50 years. While maximum of them are from Chand Bagh, some reside within the neighbouring Mustafabad, Jagat Puri and Prem Nagar.
Yadav’s identify additionally options within the chargsheet in a remark by way of a witness from the protest website online. “Protest started here. People from outside were called and advocate Bhanu Pratap, Bindra, Yadav and many students of JNU, Jamia and DU used to come, who used to speak against the government and NRC and would say that Muslims should be anxious. This continued from January to February 24, for 50 days”.
Speaking to Indian Express, Yadav mentioned, “Everything that I spoke is in the public domain. Please point out one instance where I have directly or indirectly incited violence of any kind.”