Umar Khalid Tests COVID +ve, Isolated In Tihar Jail

Ex-JNU student Umar Khalid, who was arrested in his alleged involvement in the 2020 Delhi riots, has tested positive for COVID-19.

Khalid has been isolated within the premises of Tihar jail where he is being hold up.

According to a news agency, the 33-year-old was tested after he developed COVID symptoms.

Khalid was arrested in a case related to the riots that took place in Khajuri Khas in February 2020. A sessions court on April 15 had granted him bail. However, he is yet to be granted bail in the UAPA case related to the Delhi riots.

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