VIDEO: Delhi riots accused receives grand welcome after coming out of jail

Shahrukh Pathan, an accused in the Northeast Delhi 2020 riots, who had allegedly pointed a gun at a policeman, has recently been granted parole. He was greeted like a hero when he got out of jail. The video of the incident has gone viral on social media.

VIDEO: Delhi riots accused receives grand welcome after coming out of jail
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New Delhi:Shahrukh Pathan, an accused in the Northeast Delhi riots 2020, who had allegedly pointed a gun at a policeman, has recently been granted parole. He was greeted like a hero when he got out of jail. The video of the incident has gone viral on social media.


Shahrukh Pathan was granted a four-hour parole from jail on humanitarian grounds last week to see his ailing father.


In a video from May 23, Pathan can be seen receiving a warm welcome from his supporters and neighbors on his return home on parole. In the clip, people can be heard cheering and whistling as Pathan walks around.




Another video shows Pathan smiling at the screaming crowd as he boards the police van before returning to jail.


During the 2020 Delhi riots, footage emerged from the Jaffrabad-Maujpur area, in which Shahrukh Pathan was seen waving a pistol at the police. A case was registered against him and Pathan was arrested from Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh.


The police later added a complaint of one Rohit Shukla to the case, who claimed that Pathan had opened fire during the riots and violence.


A Delhi court last year had against Pathan under sections 147 (rioting), 148 (rioting with deadly weapon), 149 (unlawful assembly offence), 186 (preventing public servant from performing duty), 188 (disobedience to order). ), 153A (promoting enmity on grounds of religion, etc.), 283 (danger or obstruction in public course), 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant), 332 (voluntarily to prevent public servant The charges were framed under sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), and 307 (attempt to murder) of the Indian Penal Code.


In 2020, communal riots broke out in many parts of Northeast Delhi between February 23 and February 25. 53 people lost their lives and more than 700 people were injured in this violence.

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