The Crime Branch of the Delhi Police has filed the charge sheet in the cases pertaining to Delhi Riots.
Filed before a trial judge in the Karkardooma District Court Complex, the charge sheet pertains to offences punishable under sections 147,148,149,283,186,188,353,332,323,307,505, 120B, 34 of the Indian Penal Code, Section 27 of Arms Act, and Sections 3 and 4 of PDPP Act.
The charge sheet presents specific details regarding the following cases:
For the Maujpur Chowk riots case, the Crime Branch has arrested Shahrukh Pathan and 5 others. Shahrukh Pathan has also been named as the main accused in another case in which he had allegedly brandished his gun and shot at HC. Deepak Dahiya, in full public view.
To establish an offense under section 120B of the IPC, the charge sheet states that:
'During investigation of all the 3 cases being charge sheeted today, it has emerged that there was a deep-rooted conspiracy which triggered the communal riot. A web of conspirators, instigators and rioters has been identified and several have been arrested. The chronology of events since the enactment of CAA has been investigated.'
Crime Branch is also claiming that the riots were not impromptu but were conspired with intent to create communal strife, to malign the image of the Country under the garb of democratically opposing the Citizenship Amendment Act.
The conspirators, charge sheet mentions, caused disruption by the dual scheme of spreading misinformation on CAA and causing CHAKKA JAM on main arterial roads, which triggered a major communal riot.