September 14, 2020 6:42:13 pm
Reacting to the arrest of JNU alumnus and rights activist Umar Khalid in reference to the Delhi riots, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday stated that motion needs to be taken if there may be proof of wrongdoing.
Apparently hitting out on the BJP-led authorities on the Centre, Banerjee, who has been considered one of its most stringent critics, stated these concerned in “actions (in opposition to NPR, NRC) have been focused (by the ruling social gathering)”.
“I too have seen it (the information od Khalid’s arrest) in newspaers. First they (the Centre) had named Sitaram Yechuri within the chargesheet and now they’ve eliminated it. But, they’ve put the names of Yogendra Yadav and others (within the chargesheet) … This isn’t proper in democracy. If somebody has finished one thing mistaken and you’ve got proof of it then motion needs to be taken as per regulation,” Banerjee instructed reporters on the state secretariat.
Khalid was arrested by Delhi Police late on Sunday night time for his alleged involvement within the February Delhi riots case.
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