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Tablighi Jamaat case: Delhi court acquits 36 foreigners of all charges, including flouting COVID-19 rules


Original Delhi: A Delhi court Tuesday acquitted 36 foreigners, who were fee-sheeted for attending Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Original Delhi by allegedly being negligent and disobeying the manager pointers issued in wake of COVID-19 pandemic within the nation.

Chief Metropolitan Justice of the Peace Arun Kumar Garg acquitted the foreigners from 14 worldwide locations of all charges.

The court had on 24 August framed charges in opposition to the foreigners below sections 188 (disobedience to explain duly promulgated by public servant), 269 (negligent act susceptible to spread infection of disease unhealthy to lifestyles) of the Indian Penal Code and Section 3 (disobeying regulation) of Epidemic Act, 1897.

The charges were also framed below Section 51 (obstruction) Catastrophe Administration Act, 2005.

On the opposite hand, they were discharged for the offences below Section 14 (1) (b) (violation of visa norms) of Foreigners Act, sections 270 (Malignant act susceptible to spread infection of disease unhealthy to lifestyles) and 271 (Disobedience to quarantine rule) of IPC.

The court had also discharged eight foreign places nationals from six worldwide locations of all charges below which they were fee-sheeted within the absence of any epic or any credible field subject in opposition to them.

The foreigners were charged for attending Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Original Delhi’s Nizamuddin home allegedly in violation of visa norms, indulging in missionary actions illegally and violating executive pointers issued within the wake of COVID-19 outbreak.

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