Excerpt from the police’s note on the charge sheet filed regarding the murder of Aqil Ahmed (FIR Number 36) and Musharraf (FIR Number 38):
“Both the places of the incident were not covered with any CCTV cameras. Based upon source information, it was revealed that some Hindu men had joined hands on 25th & 26th February 2020, post the riots on 24.02.2020 in which Muslim mobs had done massive rioting in which large scale loss of lives and properties of Hindu community had taken place. The group was identified and some of the group members were picked up. During questioning, it was revealed that on 25th & 26th February 2020, a ‘Whatsapp” group was created. This group had 125 members. Several members of the group were silent in the “Whatsapp” group. Subsequently, eye-witnesses were identified and examined. Based on oral evidence and the chat in the Whatsapp group, the identity of the perpetrators was fixed.”
The conspiracy angle is a key element of the charge sheets against the anti-CAA side. For instance, the blocking of the Jafrabad road as well as the violence near Rajdhani School in New Mustafabad are accused of being part of a pre-planned conspiracy.
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