A Delhi court on Friday directed the
Additional District Judge Brijesh Garg- who was hearing the bail plea of accused Yusuf Ali on medical grounds, asked the investigating officer (IO) to file his medical report by Dec. 30 after procuring it from
The court then fixed the bail plea for further consideration on Dec. 30.
During the hearing, advocates Zakir Raza and Abdul Gaffar, appearing
Perusing the medical certificate of Ali submitted by his counsel, the court noted that it was dated Dec. 23 when the accused was already in judicial custody and asked as to how the doctor issued the certificate without seeing the patient.
The counsel for the accused said Ali was being treated by the doctor for a long time for his ailment and hence, he was aware of his medical condition.
The court, meanwhile, also heard the bail plea of another accused Moinuddin who has sought bail on the ground that he needed immediate surgery, owing to injuries sustained allegedly during the violent protests.
The court also directed the jail authorities to file medical reports of Moinuddin as well.
During the hearing of Moinuddin's bail plea, the judge asked the counsel the cause of the accused's injuries.
The counsel replied it was allegedly sustained during
"The injury cannot be from a
To this, police said it was a blast injury.
Petrol bombs were reportedly hurled during the protest.
The court then adjourned the matter after the counsel for the accused sought more time to file some documents related to his injury.
The court had earlier sent 14 persons, arrested in connection with violent protests against the Citizenship Act