Sharjeel Imam did not ask anyone to pick up weapons but his speeches captured people's imagination, incited them: Delhi Court

The Court also said that though it cannot consider offence of sedition under Section 124A IPC since it has been kept in abeyance by Supreme Court, Imam's acts will qualify as sedition as per "normal dictionary meaning".
Sharjeel Imam
Sharjeel Imam

Speeches and other activities by Sharjeel Imam against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) did not contain any exhortation to people to pick up weapons or kill people but his speeches and activities mobilised the public which disrupted Delhi and might be the main reason in outbreak of the Delhi riots of February 2020, a Delhi court said on Saturday while denying bail to Imam.

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