Credits, Feb. 21 -- LiveLaw

A video shown by journalist Ravish Kumar during a prime time show in NDTV news channel came to the rescue of three persons who were jailed in a Delhi riots case.

The Delhi High Court relied on the Ravish Kumar's video while observing that "there is no evidence whatsoever, either direct or circumstantial or forensic", against three persons - Junaid, Chand Mohammed and Irshad- who were accused of killing one Shahid during the Delhi riots of February 2020. The petitioners were under custody since April 1, 2020.

According to the police case, the accused were part of the Muslim group which had taken place at the rooftop of Saptarishi Building at Chand Bagh area of North East Delhi, to attack Hindu groups standing...