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Watch | Umar Khalid's Arrest Raises Questions About Delhi Police Investigation into Riots

The former JNU student activist has been charged with sedition and 18 other sections of the Indian Penal Code, including murder and attempt to murder.

The Delhi Police on Sunday night arrested political activist Umar Khalid under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act on the charge of conspiring to engineer communal violence in Delhi during the visit to India of US President Donald Trump earlier this year. He has also been charged with sedition and 18 other sections of the Indian Penal Code, including murder and attempt to murder. The Wire‘s Ismat Ara discusses why this raises questions about the Delhi police’s probe.