ormer Congress councillor Ishrat Jahan on Tuesday told a court in Delhi that she was assaulted multiple times in jail and has been harassed repeatedly by other inmates, reports said. Jahan is currently lodged at Mandoli jail in connection with the violence that broke out in North East Delhi in February.
This is the second time she told a court about being assaulted in jail. Jahan was arrested on February 26 from Khureji Khas, which was a site of protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act. She was charged in first information report number 44/2020, registered at the Jagatpuri police station. She was accused of provoking the crowd to stay at the protest site. Jahan was granted bail on March 21, but was arrested again on the same day under FIR 59/2020, which contains the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act charge.