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Jamia Violence: Why Sharjeel Imam was charged with sedition

Jamia Violence: Why Sharjeel Imam was charged with sedition

Submitted by • August 7, 2020 blog.finology.in

Sharjeel Imam, a former JNU student, was arrested by the police on account of instigating violence and disruption of peace, during the anti-CAA protests that took place near the Jamia Milia Islamia University, on 28 January 2020. He was booked under several charges under the India Penal Code, 1860, and an investigation was instituted against him under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (UAPA). He has been, since his arrest, fighting to obtain bail, and also against the investigation timeline that has expired.

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