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Citizenship law: 10 madrassa students held for violence in Muzaffarnagar granted bail

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Muzaffarnagar, Jan 05: Ten madrassa students held in connection with the violence that took place during anti-citizenship law protests in the city on December 20 have been granted bail.

Citizenship law: 10 madrassa students held for violence in Muzaffarnagar granted bail

The students of the Madrassa Hoja Ilmiya were granted bail by a court on Saturday on the basis of a special investigation team (SIT) report that found no evidence against them.

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The SIT found the students not involved in any serious offence and withdrew all charges against them except that of violation of prohibitory orders, the prosecution said.

    NEWS AT NOON JAN 5th, 2020

    It has been learnt that 18 people were released after being found innocent in the SIT investigation. Over 70 people had been arrested for violence during the protests against the amended Citizenship Act here.

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