[Delhi Riots] After a Delhi judge took a humanitarian view of his physical condition, an accused who was shot during the riots was granted interim bail. On humanitarian grounds, a Delhi court granted temporary release to a riot suspect who was shot during the Delhi riots in February 2020 and is said to have had a paralytic stroke in custody [State Vs. Mohd. Shahid]. The jail officials notified Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat that accused Mohd Shahid was being wheeled to a hospital because his limbs had stopped working. The accused's medical condition was of crucial significance, according to the bail order issued on August 11, 2021, which highlighted the seriousness of the charges against him. Shahid had a paralytic attack on August 3, 2021, and was taken to GTB Hospital, according to the accused's lawyer.
The defence claimed that the defendant had lost his capacity to walk or use his limbs normally, in addition to acquiring kidney stones that caused "serious recurrent agony." The court was also informed that on July 13, 2021, the accused fell in the prison bathroom and fractured his only working left hand. “It is important to note that the applicant's right hand was already handicapped in mobility due to a gunshot injury sustained during riots,” the order stated. The following was taken from a medical report obtained from the Jail Superintendent: It went on to say that the patient was referred to the IHBAS Hospital's neurology department, where the duty doctor recommended an MRI after an assessment. A
to the Special Public Prosecutor (SPP), suitable directives might be issued. Shahid was also told not to contact any of the witnesses or tamper with the evidence, and he was not allowed to leave the NCT of Delhi without permission. He'll have to give the Investigating Officer his phone number and keep it on until the interim bail term ends. Shahid was charged with rioting, rioting with a deadly weapon, 149 (unlawful assembly with a common object), 186 (obstructing a public servant), 353 (assault on a public servant), 283 (obstruction in a public way or line of navigation), 332 (voluntarily causing hurt to a public servant), 333 (grievous hurt to a public servant), 307 (attempt to rob a public servant) (disobedience to order promulgated by public servant) Relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code, the Arms Act, and the Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act.
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