The Delhi Police Cyber Cell on Wednesday conducted raids on Zafarul-Islam Khan, the Chairman of the Delhi Minority Commission, in connection with a case registered against him over his alleged seditious remarks on social media. “The team was looking for the mobile handset used by him to post content on social media platforms,” sources in the agency said.
Speaking to IANS over the phone, Islam’s counsel Vrinda Grover… said: “You are informed that Dr. Zafarul-Islam Khan is a senior citizen of 72 years age and he suffers from old age related physical illnesses that make him extremely vulnerable to the Covid-19 coronavirus.”
Grover further added that the law, as per Section 160 of the CrPC, mandates that the police cannot compel attendance of a person above 65 years age at any place other than their residence for the purpose of investigation and interrogation. “You are required as per law to question/interrogate Dr. Zafarul-Islam Khan only in his residence and you cannot compel him to go to any police station