A Delhi courtroom Thursday granted bail to 76 overseas nationals from eight international locations who have been chargesheeted for attending the Delhi mosque occasion in Nizamuddin by allegedly violating visa situations, indulging in missionary actions illegally and violating authorities pointers, issued within the wake of COVID-19 outbreak.
Chief Metropolitan Justice of the Peace Gurmohina Kaur granted the reduction to the foreigners upon furnishing a private bond of Rs 10,000 every.
The accused will file their plea cut price functions on Friday, stated advocate Ashima Mandla, showing for a few of the overseas nationals.
Below plea cut price, the accused pleaded responsible to the offence praying for a lesser punishment. The Prison Process of Code permits plea cut price for instances the place the utmost punishment is imprisonment for seven years, the place offences do not have an effect on the socio-economic situations of the society and when the offences are usually not dedicated towards a girl or a baby beneath 14 years.
Through the listening to, all of the overseas nationals have been produced earlier than the courtroom via video conferencing.
The foreigners belong to Mali, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Djibouti, Tanzania, South Africa and Myanmar, stated advocates Mandakini Singh, Fahim Khan and Ahmad Khan, showing for the accused.