Pinjra Tod member Natasha Narwal moves Delhi HC for bail, court issues notice

On March 23, Narwal was arrested in connection with a case filed against certain Anti-CAA protesters in Jaffrabad. She was released on bail, but another FIR was lodged against her

Natasha Narwal
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The Delhi High Court has issued notice in a bail plea moved by Pinjra Tod member Natasha Narwal who is accused of instigating the riots that took place in the northeast districts of Delhi, legal news website LiveLaw.in has reported.

The Single Bench of Justice Vibhu Bakhru has issued notice to the Delhi Government and granted 10 days to file the status report.

Narwal is currently lodged in Tihar prison as an accused under three FIRs that have been registered against her for allegedly fuelling the riots.

On March 23, Narwal was arrested in connection with a case filed against certain Anti-CAA protesters in Jaffrabad. However, she was immediately released on bail.

On account of her being released on bail, another FIR was registered against for allegedly instigating the Delhi riots and she has been in judicial custody ever since.

Narwal has been accused of various offences under the Indian Penal Code as well as the provisions of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act. The cases against her and another member of Pinjra Tod Devangana Kalita, are being investigated by the Crime Branch of the Delhi Police.

Earlier, Narwal had to move the Delhi High Court for seeking legal interviews with her lawyer through video conferencing and access to books and telephonic calls.

The court will next take up this matter on August 26.

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