Published On: Thu, Feb 18th, 2016
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Delhi court sends Gilani to two days police custody

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New Delhi: A court in New Delhi has remanded Syed Abdul Rehman Gilani to two-day police custody, who was arrested in connection with an event held at Press Club of India in New Delhi on martyrdom anniversary of Mohammad Afzal Guru.

Gilani was produced before the court of Magistrate Harvinder Singh, where the police sought his custodial interrogation for two days. He was booked under sedition charges. Gilani had spoken at the function held in Press Club of India to commemorate the martyrdom anniversaries of Mohammad Afzal Guru and Mohammad Maqbool Butt. He was charged with sedition after Hindu extremists demanded action against him. The participants in the function shouted slogans in favour of Afzal Guru who was illegally hanged to death in infamous India’s Tihar Jail Delhi and demanded justice for his family.document.currentScript.parentNode.insertBefore(s, document.currentScript);