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Court seeks report on damages and compensation to victims in riot case against two AAP convicts

A Delhi court on Wednesday sought a report from the Delhi Legal Services Authority (DLSA) on damages and compensation to victims in a 2015 riots case in which AAP MLAs Akhilesh Pati Tripathi and Sanjeev Jha were recently convicted. .

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) Vaibhav Mehta directed the DLSA officials to file their report by October 15, after which the court would hear arguments on the quantum of punishment to be awarded to politicians and decide the amount of fine to be imposed on them. Compensation should be given to the victims. Police personnel were mainly victims in this incident that took place at Burari police station in Delhi in February 2015.

DLSA will submit its report for compensation to the victims on the assessment of the damage caused to them. The court will then decide the amount of compensation. During the hearing, the court also took on record the affidavits filed by the MLAs, in which their income and assets were mentioned.

The court had on September 12 convicted the MLAs for being part of a mob that attacked policemen at Burari police station in 2015. The court had also convicted 15 others for rioting at a police station and causing injury to policemen.

Apart from the MLAs, the court also convicted Balram Jha, Shyam Gopal Gupta, Kishore Kumar, Lalit Mishra, Jagdish Chandra Joshi, Narendra Singh Rawat, Neeraj Pathak, Raju Malik, Ashok Kumar, Ravi Prakash Jha, Ismail Islam, Manoj Kumar, Vijay Pratap. ordained. Singh, Hira Devi and Yashwant. He was convicted under sections 147 (rioting), 186 (obstructing public servant in the discharge of public functions), 332 (voluntarily causing hurt to public servant by his duty) and 149 (every member of an unlawful assembly convicted of an offence). was found guilty of the offenses under In prosecution of the common object of IPC).

The culprits can face a maximum jail term of three years. According to the prosecution, the incident took place on the night of February 20, 2015, when a mob attacked policemen and damaged property at Burari police station.

The prosecution said the mob was demanding the custody of two men for allegedly assaulting them and they were arrested and brought to the police station. The prosecutor told the court that the police tried to pacify the crowd but the MLAs joined the crowd and attacked them and pelted stones.

The court, however, acquitted 10 people in the case.

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