Police file two fresh chargesheets
Delhi Police on Friday filed two fresh chargesheets against eight suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorists for allegedly carrying out the September 13 serial blasts in the Capital.
In the chargesheets, the police named Mohd Saif, Zeeshan Ahmed, Zia-ur-Rehman, Saquib Nissar, Mohd Shakeel, Mohd Sadiq Sheikh, Qumuddin Kapadia and Mohd Hakim as the accused.
The chargesheets were filed in connection with the blast at Central Park in Connaught Place and the recovery of live bombs near India Gate in New Delhi.
A case over the blast was registered at Connaught Place police station. A case over the recovery of live bombs from India Gate was registered at Tilak Marg police station.
The chargesheets were filed in the court of Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Kaweri Baweja which put them for consideration on March 4.
Three persons were killed and 39 were left injured in the blast at Central Park on September 13 last year.
However, no casualty or injury was caused in connection with the case registered with Tilak Marg police station.
For the uninitiated, Dhan Mill Compound, a former granary and a cluster of warehouses, has morphed into the city’s modish food, fashion, design and lifestyle destination. Its streets are lined with art cafes, home décor outlets, ateliers, art galleries, pottery studios, dance halls and high-end boutiques, whose facades and interiors are as interesting and experimental as the wares they deal in. Interestingly, all of these fancy establishments are housed in re-purposed warehouse buildings, which still have metal roofs.
According to a Delhi government official, a break-up of the total jobs, including the list of employers and the number of people they hired, will be shared “in a couple of days”. Notably, the government portal was launched by chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on July 27, 2020, to help entry-level and blue-collar job seekers connect with employers at a time when the Covid-19 induced lockdown left many people unemployed.
“Manufactures, and start-ups which are working on alternatives to single-use plastic have to pay more GST for raw material. Hence, the Delhi government will write to the Centre and request a reduction in GST rates,” Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai said.
Safdarjung, Delhi’s base weather station, recorded 0.1mm of rainfall between 8:30am and 5:30pm on Sunday. The Capital recorded 1.9mm of rainfall on Saturday and 117.2mm on Friday, making the monthly total 119.2mm so far. The normal monthly average for July is 210.6mm, said weather experts.
Monsoon elevates Adam Khan’s tomb into an emergency sanctuary for passersby (and dogs) speared by sudden showers. Perched atop a Mehrauli hillock, the monument overlooks the Qutub Minar, which appears totally bechara and defenceless in the heavy rain.