Safoora Zargar is Jamia Millia University student arrested on April 10 finally got bail today by the High Court. Zargar got bail on humanitarian grounds. Safoora, 27 years old was arrested by the Delhi Police due to conspiracy charges over the northeast Delhi riots.
Safoora obtained bail earlier but she was Riya rearrested under the charges of UAPA.
However. Zargar was released on some conditions that included non-inclusion of her in any activities that may hamper the investigation. Further, she cannot exit Delhi Delhi without permission from the Delhi High Court. Moreover, she has to keep in touch Vidhan investigating officer for minimum one time within 15 days she also has to furnish rupees 10000 personal Bond.
“We are thankful to the courts. I also thank our lawyers for their efforts. The family is eagerly looking forward to meeting her,” her husband Saboor Sirwal said.
The M Phil at Jamia University student is now 5 months pregnant. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, representing the police, did not oppose her bail on humanitarian grounds.
On Monday, the Delhi Police had opposed Ms. Zargar’s bail plea saying “the severity of her offense is in no manner mitigated by the fact of her pregnancy.”
The Delhi Police, in its status report opposing her bail, said a “clear and cogent case” had been made out against her and she was accused of “grave and serious offenses meticulously and surreptitiously planned and executed by her”.
The police said that she had been kept in an isolated cell to ensure Har safety Amit the coronavirus. The police also said that in the last 10 years 39 deliveries had taken place in the Tihar Jail.
Ms. Zargar was granted bail in the case after she was initially arrested. But later she was arrested again and more serious charges were imposed on her, according to the Jamia Coordination Committee. She was accused of inciting people and bringing women and children to the streets in Jafrabad to cause riots.
The student’s lawyer told the court during arguments that she was in a delicate state and in a fairly advanced stage of pregnancy.