Tablighi Jamaat members following their release from prison in Jama Masjid, Ambala Cantonment.
AMBALA: Nine overseas members of those Tablighi Jamaat (TJ), that had been granted conditional bail by the district court of Ambala on June 19, walked from the Central Jail, Ambala on Wednesday after their urge furnished bail bonds worth Rs 1 lakh each with two sureties.
They were lodged in prison since May 1, even once the court remanded them in judicial custody afterwards Ambala Police detained them for breach of lockdown standards. Their urge Mohammad Danish told TOI,”Members of Tablighi Jamaat, including eight from Nepal and one from Sri Lanka walked from the Central Jail, Ambala on Wednesday evening. They’ve supplied their credentials and contact information to the courtroom and the research officer who’s investigating the case . According to court orders, we needed to organize two sureties for every one of them and therefore we provided a total of 18 bond bonds due to their own release. At the moment, their stay was organized at Jama Masjid at Ambala Cantonment, as because of bond conditions they aren’t permitted to depart India.”
The urge said they’ve fulfilled all conditions laid down by the district court. “Arrangement of the stay, food and other requirements is being created by community and from them in Jama Masjid. They’ll be present in court every hearing of this case lodged against them,” he explained.
On April 2, a case has been filed against nine overseas Tablighi Jamaat members identified as Sheikh Mustafa (46), Mohd Nabir (26), Mohd Ghani (71), Mohd Wasir (52), Mansoor Alam (52), Mohd Bojhrai (66), Faizul Haq (51) and Mohd Yasini (63) from Nepal; Mohd Rifsan (25) of Sri Lanka and also Mohd Nazim of Ambala Cantonment under different parts of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Foreigners Act. The case was registered on the criticism of Ambala safety officer inspector Rajesh Kumar.
Of those nine Jamaat members, just 1 individual from Nepal tested positive for Covid-19 on April 2. He had been discharged from an Ambala hospital on April 11. Some other Jamaat members that tested positive in Ambala district were from various states of India.