2023 Parliament Security Breach: 6 Accused To Be Prosecuted Under Anti-Terror Law

2023 Parliament Security Breach: 6 Accused To Be Prosecuted Under Anti-Terror Law
2023 Parliament Security Breach: 6 Accused To Be Prosecuted Under Anti-Terror Law
2023 Parliament Security Breach: 6 Accused To Be Prosecuted Under Anti-Terror Law
2023 Parliament Security Breach: 6 Accused To Be Prosecuted Under Anti-Terror Law

2023 Parliament Security Breach: 6 Accused To Be Prosecuted Under Anti-Terror Law

2023 Parliament Security Breach: 6 Accused To Be Prosecuted Under Anti-Terror Law

2023 Parliament Security Breach: 6 Accused To Be Prosecuted Under Anti-Terror Law

PTI

Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena has accorded sanction to prosecute six persons under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for their alleged involvement in the Parliament security breach incident, Raj Niwas officials said on Thursday.

In a major security breach on the anniversary of the 2001 Parliament attack, two persons had jumped into the Lok Sabha chamber from the public gallery and opened canisters that emitted a yellow-coloured smoke, triggering panic among the MPs on December 13 last year.

Six persons – Manoranjan D, Sagar Sharma, Amol Dhanraj Shinde, Neelam Ranolia, Lalit Jha and Mahesh Kumawat – are accused in the case. The Delhi Police had requested their prosecution under section 16 and 18 of the UAPA from the LG, who, having found sufficient material on record, granted prosecution sanction, the officials said.

“While the Delhi Police had requested for necessary prosecution sanction under UAPA, the Review Committee on May 30 this year had also gone through the entire evidence collected by the investigating agency and found the involvement of the accused in the case.

“Accordingly, the Review Committee noted that prima facie a case was made out against the accused under UAPA,” a Raj Niwas official said.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by VoM staff and is published from a syndicated feed.). I

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