Delhi High Court. (File)

The Special Cell of the Delhi Police has informed the Delhi High Court that activist Gulfisha Fatima, booked in its 2020 Northeast Delhi riots “larger conspiracy” case, was continuously involved in the conspiracy and there was a plan to spread misinformation regarding the Citizenship Amendment Act.

Special Public Prosecutor Amit Prasad submitted before a special bench of Justice Siddharth Mridul and Justice Rajnish Bhatnagar that the meeting held in February 2020, which was referred to by Fatima’s lawyer as a public meeting, was not so.

Prasad referred to certain incriminating WhatsApp chats exchanged between the accused persons and said that the meeting that took place at Chand Bagh on the night of February 16, 2020, was a secret meeting that people could only attend by invite and that it was organised to discuss the sustainability of the protest and coordination for the same.

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