Delhi court grants bail to 155 Tablighi Jamaat foreign agents who were charged for violation of visa norms by attending a religious congregation at Nizamuddin Markaz in Delhi.
Delhi court on Friday granted bail to 82 Tablighi Jamaat Bangladeshi agents. The Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Gurmohina Kaur granted bail to the foreigners on furnishing a personal bond of Rs. 10,000 each.
The Metropolitan Magistrate Siddharth Malik allowed the 62 Malaysian nationals to be released on payment of Rs 7,000 each.
Another court of Metropolitan Magistrate Ashish Gupta allowed 11 Saudi Arabian nationals to walk free under the plea bargaining process upon their payment of Rs 10,000 each.
The congregation at Nizamuddin Markaz was blamed for corona virus infection around the country in the initial weeks of the nationwide lockdown on 25th March. The police has filed 59 charge sheets in June against 956 Tablighi Jamaat agents of 36 different countries in this regard.
The government of India recently has blacklisted over 2,500 Tablighi Jamaat agents and prohibited their entry into the country for 10 years. The action was taken after several state governments submitted information on those who had been accused of illegally living in mosques and seminaries.