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Court grants bail to AAP volunteers

delhi Updated: Jun 22, 2013 23:14 IST
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After three days in police custody, a city granted bail to 12 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) volunteers.

The group had been arrested for protesting and damaging public property outside the Gokulpuri police station following the gang rape of a 25-year-old woman, a few days ago.

Eleven of the arrested male volunteers were produced before Brijesh Garg, Additional Sessions Judge, Karkardooma Court, who appreciated the right to protest as a fundamental right and held that AAP volunteers were protesting within their constitutionally guaranteed right.

He also said that the Delhi Police did not have any ground to hold them in custody and hence granted bail.

On the night of June 19, 15 AAP volunteers, including four women, were picked up by the police.

Although the female volunteers were granted bail the next day, the male volunteers were kept in custody despite serious injuries.