[Delhi Riots] Delhi High Court issues notice on plea by Tahir Hussain challenging applicability of UAPA charges

Hussain submitted he has been in jail for over 14 months, and given the stringent provisions of UAPA, it has become “extremely difficult” to secure bail
[Delhi Riots] Delhi High Court issues notice on plea by Tahir Hussain challenging applicability of UAPA charges
Tahir Hussain, Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to Central government, Delhi Police Commissioner and the NCT of Delhi on a petition filed by ex-Councillor Tahir Hussain, challenging the applicability of provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (UAPA) in a Delhi riots case in which he has been chargesheeted.

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