Staff Reporter | TDN World

New Delhi – Welfare Party of India has condemned arrest of student activist Dr Umar Khalid.

Umar Khalid who is associated with United Against Hate was arrested on Sunday 11 pm by Delhi Police Special Cell.

Denouncing Khalid’s arrest, Welfare Party president Dr SQR Ilyas said that Delhi Police is falsely implicating him in Delhi riots case.

“Dr Umar Khalid always upheld constitution and emerged as a strong voice against the contetious CAA law, his approach was always peaceful, nonviolent and within the parameters of law. His implication in Delhi Riots is totally fabricated and a false narrative created by delhi police to misguide the and stifle dissent,” Dr Ilyas added.

Welfare Party President Ilyas also alleged that the innocents activists are falsely implicated while the real culprits who instigated the Delhi Riots by giving provocative speech are spared.

Emanating words of hope,SQR Ilyas said, “Truth will triumph and falsewood will perish”.

He also implored the citizens to stand up by the truth in solidarity with Umar Khalid and all the innocent activists who were “falsely implicated” in the delhi riots.

After the news of Umar Khalid’s arrest broke, thousands of Twitter user came in his support, used #StandWithUmarKhalid hashtag and demanded his release.

A video of Umar Khalid is also doing rounds on social media platforms where he sermonizes non-violence.