NEW DELHI: AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Sunday alleged that Muslims facing ‘systematic discrimination’ in criminal justice.
Taking to Twitter on Sunday, the Hyderabad MP said that Muslims are incarcerated in the terror-related cases “only to be acquitted” decades later.
“Muslims are incarcerated in terror cases only to be acquitted after decades. We experience systemic discrimination in the criminal justice system regardless of the party in power. The double injustice here is not only to Gulab Khan but also to the victims of Rampur attack,” Owaisi wrote.
In another tweet, the AIMIM chief reacting to the acquittal of Gulab Khan, one of the accused wrongfully convicted in the 2008 Rampur CRPF camp attack case, asked if Khan would be compensated for the “indignity he had to endure for 12 years.
“Who were the real culprits? Will Gulab Khan be compensated for the indignity that he & his family had to endure?” Owaisi tweeted.
Khan walked out of Bareilly Central Jail on Saturday as a free man after spending nearly 12 years in jail follwoing the acquittal by Rampur court.
Muhammad Kausar, a resident of Pratapgarh was also acquitted by the court for lack of evidence against them.