Khalid, who was booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) for his alleged involvement in the case, had earlier told the Delhi court that other accused facing graver allegations than him were out on bail

In February, Khalid had withdrawn his bail plea from the Supreme Court. (Express File Photo)

By Nirbhay Thakur

Not a single statement by witnesses relied upon by the prosecution attracts a terrorism charge against me, argued Umar Khalid on Wednesday before a Delhi court during his bail arguments in the 2020 Northeast Delhi riots ‘larger conspiracy’ case.

“The accused has not committed any terrorist act… there is not a single seizure from him,” said Advocate Trideep Pais, representing Khalid, before the Court of Additional Sessions Judge Sameer Bajpai.

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