Delhi court acquits Irom Sharmila of suicide charge
A court on Wednesday acquitted Irom Sharmila, who has been on a 15-year-long hunger strike to press for repeal of AFSPA, from charges of attempt to suicide
New Delhi: A court here on Wednesday acquitted Irom Sharmila, who has been on a 15-year-long hunger strike to press for the repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, from charges of attempt to suicide.
Metropolitan Magistrate Harvinder Singh acquitted Sharmila in the case registered in 2006.
The court on 4 March, 2013 framed charges against Sharmila for attempting to commit suicide in Delhi and put her on trial after she refused to plead guilty.
Sharmila denied attempting suicide while fasting at Jantar Mantar in Delhi.
The court said that it will not solve any "useful purpose" to retain the oxygen concentrators in the police storehouse and the same should be circulated back for needy patients
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