New Delhi: The Crime Branch of Delhi Police on Thursday, again arrested the former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Umar Khalid and sent him on a three-day police custody.
Khalid was earlier arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) for his alleged role in the Delhi riots. He was in judicial custody.
The FIR, which was registered on February 25, investigated the violence in the Khajuri Khas area of north-east Delhi.
On September 24, Delhi’s Karkardooma court had sent the Delhi riots accused Khalid to judicial custody till October 22. He was arrested on September 13 in connection with this case.
He has also been booked for the offenses of sedition, murder, attempt to murder, promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, and rioting.