Delhi Riots: Gulfisha Fatima Has Been Allegedly Called “Educated Terrorist” In Jail

Delhi Riots: Gulfisha Fatima Has Been Allegedly Called “Educated Terrorist” In Jail

New Delhi: On Monday, student activist Gulfisha Fatima, said in Delhi court that she was being subjected to communal slurs and mental harassment by jail authorities.
Fatema was arrested under the UAPA act for protesting against CAA and her alleged role in the violence in Northeast Delhi in February earlier this year.
“I have a problem in jail. Ever since I was brought here, I have been constantly facing discrimination by the jail staff. They called me an educated terrorist and hurled communal slurs at me. I am facing mental harassment here. If I hurt myself, only jail authorities will be responsible for it,” Gulfisha told Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat via videoconferencing in the case.
The judge has asked Fatima’s lawyer Mahmood Pracha to file an application about this matter.
Fatima is currently lodged in Tihar Jail in the national Capital.
The 28-year-old, Gulfisha Fatima is a recent MBA graduate and community organizer from Jaffrabad was arrested on April 9, for participating in the protest, and charged under FIR under multiple sections of the Indian Penal Code.
She was granted bail under this particular FIR on May 13.
However, she remained in jail as she was charged in another case under the IPC, Arms Act and the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act on April 18 under FIR 59/20. (The Kashmiriyat)


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