Azad Maidan riot: Two accused get bail
Police had filed a chargesheet against 58 accused in connection with the violence in which 2 had persons died.
Mumbai: A sessions court on Monday granted bail to two accused in custody for the August 11 Azad Maidan violence, including Shahbad Abdul Kadir Shaikh who allegedly damaged the Amar Jawan memorial. The other accused granted relief on Monday was identified as Niyaz.
Police had on November 9 filed a 3384-page chargesheet in a local court against 58 accused in connection with the violence in which two persons died and 92 injured when a rally at Azad Maidan in South Mumbai, being held to protest alleged atrocities against Muslims in Assam and Myanmar, turned violent.
Meanwhile, a metropolitan magistrate's court has extended the police custody of the rally's main organiser Maulana Ahmed Raza till December 15, his lawyer Sharif Sheikh said. Raza, general secretary of an NGO, Madina-tul-ilm, had been booked on the charges of murder, conspiracy, rioting, causing damage to public and private properties and unlawful assembly.
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