Three of the four upper-caste Hindu men accused of gangraping and murdering a Dalit woman in Hathras district in 2020 were acquitted of all charges by a Uttar Pradesh court on Thursday.
More than 851 days after he was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police while heading to the Hathras home of a young Dalit woman who was killed and gang-raped by upper-caste Hindu men, Kerala Muslim journalist Siddique Kappan walks out of jail.
Mohammad Alam, a Rampur resident cab driver who spent 757 days in Uttar Pradesh jail is set to walk out of jail as he got bail in all the cases registered against him.
Responding to the continuing imprisonment of Muslim student activist Atikur Rahman under the draconian UAPA solely for peacefully exercising his human rights and despite his deteriorating health condition, Amensty International India said Rahman’s arbitrary detention must end.
Muslim activist and Campus Front of India leader Atikur Rahman has become “partially paralyzed” and is unable to recognize anyone due to medical negligence by the police authorities, claimed his wife, Sanjida Rahman, and his lawyer.
The Allahabad High Court has rejected the bail plea moved by journalist Siddique Kappan who has been booked under the draconian Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).