Delhi Riots Case: Delhi High Court denies bail to Shahrukh Pathan

Delhi High court has denied bail to Shahrukh Pathan who was seen waving a gun on 24th Feb 2020 at a police official during Delhi Riots. The court has made serious observations that the role attributed to Sharukh Pathan is not confined only to participation in the mob of rioters but also heading a large crowd holding a pistol in his hand, releasing open fire shots. The courts also refused to grant him bail on the grounds that he could be of a potential threat. A video of Pathan holding a gun and pointing towards the police official went viral during the riots. After which, he was identified and a case against him was registered under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).