Delhi riots: Court frames charges against 7 accused of killing Muslim man walking home with sweets
A Delhi court has framed charges against seven men accused in the murder of a Muslim man who was killed while walking towards his house after buying sweets during the northeast Delhi riots.
Additional Sessions Judge Vinod Yadav has framed charges under Sections 143 (unlawful assembly), 147 (rioting), 148 (rioting, armed with deadly weapon), 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code read with Sections 149 (offence committed by any member of unlawful assembly in prosecution of common object) and 120B (criminal conspiracy) of the IPC against Aman Kashyap, Arun Kumar, Ashish, Devender Kumar, Pradeep Rai, Krishan Kant Dhiman and Rahul Bhardwaj….
In this case, the victim Monish was returning home after meeting with his father and carrying sweets. When he reached Yamuna bus stand, he saw the riots had erupted. He was killed by a mob with sticks and stones after his Muslim identity was established….