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Delhi riots: Court extends judicial custody of Umar Khalid by 14 days

ADelhi court on Wednesday extended the judicial custody of former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leader Umar Khalid for 14 days in a case of northeast Delhi riots. The court also denied him an opportunity to oppose the police's plea seeking further remand. The court said an accused can move a bail application if his/her counsel was of the opinion that there was no need for further custody and then the accused can be heard by it. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Dinesh Kumar said at the time of fresh arrest, the accused and his/her counsel can oppose the prayer of the investigating officer for sending the accused to judicial custody or granting police custody remand, news agency PTI reported.

News source ~ India Today