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Delhi riots: Charge sheet filed runs into 11 volumes, totalling over 17,000 pages

The charge sheet has been filed before Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat in the FIR 59/2020, u/s 120B, r/w 302/307/124A/153A/109/114/147/148/149/186/212/353/395/427/435/436/452/454/341/34 IPC, 3/4 PDPP Act 1984 and 25/27 Arms Act, and 13/16/17/18 UA(P) Act, police station crime branch, March 6, 2020.

New Delhi: The Special Cell of Delhi Police on Wednesday (September 16) filed a voluminous charge sheet at Karkardooma court against 15 accused under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, Indian Penal Code, and Arms Act in connection with a case related to widespread violence in Delhi in February.

The charge sheet has been filed before Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat in the FIR 59/2020, u/s 120B, r/w 302/307/124A/153A/109/114/147/148/149/186/212/353/395/427/435/436/452/454/341/34 IPC, 3/4 PDPP Act 1984 and 25/27 Arms Act, and 13/16/17/18 UA(P) Act, police station crime branch, March 6, 2020.

The riots that broke out in parts of North East Delhi in February 2020 had claimed 53 deaths, and 583 persons were injured. There were destruction and damage to government as well as private properties on a huge scale. Claims amounting to more than Rs 20 crore to compensate for the loss of property have been filed before the GNCTD, which indicates the scale and immense cost of the tragedy.

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