Delhi High Court reserved its order in the bail plea by Devangana Kalita in connection with the Delhi riots case on August 21, 2020. She was arrested in May 2020 and presently she is in judicial custody in Tihar Jail. The bail plea in the present case was rejected by the trial court in June 2020. Senior advocate Kapil Sibal argued that Kalita was only protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the Delhi Police has no evidence to the participation of Kalita in rioting or violence or instigating the mob for any kind of violence. The matter was listed before a Single Judge Bench of Justice Suresh Kumar Kait
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