[BREAKING] First conviction in Delhi Riots case: Man convicted for looting, setting house of Muslim family ablaze

The fact that the accused belongs to the Hindu community and was present in the mob which resorted to violence against Muslims, indicated that he shared the common object of the unlawful assembly, the Court held.
Delhi riots
Delhi riots

In what is the first conviction in the 2020 Delhi Riots cases, a Delhi Court has found a man guilty of rioting and other charges, while observing that merely the fact he was not seen resorting to vandalism and looting did not mean he was a bystander [State v. Dinesh Yadav].

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