A timeline of the ‘falsely accused’ in terror cases
After Irshad Ali’s acquittal by a Delhi trial court after serving time in jail for a false accusation, came to the fore, there are many cases which make to the list. His was not a one-off case of the police picking up the wrong man and then trying to pass him off as a terror accused. Earlier this month, a Delhi court acquitted two of the three accused – Mohammad Rafiq Shah and Mohammad Hussain Fazili -- in the 2005 Delhi serial blasts case for want of evidence. The court observed that the Delhi Police had “miserably failed” to prove the charges. We probed further and created a timeline of all such cases in the recent past.