Delhi riots latest updates, Death toll rises in Delhi riots, 369 FIRs lodged. Read all details!
Three more unidentified bodies were recovered after a week since violence-hit in Northeast Delhi. Owing to this, the death toll rose to 47. The Delhi Police said that it has registered 254 FIRs and arrested or detained 903 persons in connection to the violence. Forty one cases have been registered under the Arms Act. Three bodies have been fished out of drains in Gokalpuri on Sunday while one body from a drain in Shiv Vihar. After the ebb of violence, bodies of several riot victims have been found in drains. The list includes Intelligence Bureau Staffer Ankit Sharma.
Delhi riots latest updates, Death toll rises in Capital city of India
Following false rumors of violence, panic spread across several parts of Delhi. Delhi Metro briefly shut down entry also, exit at seven stations without citing proper reasons. Initially, violence was reported from West Delhi’s Tilak Nagar as well as Southeast Delhi’s Madanpur Khadar. However, any such incident was denied by the Delhi Police and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders appealing people to stay calm.
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The communal violence in Jaffrabad, Maujpur, Babarpur, Chand Bagh, Shiv Vihar, Bhajan Pura, Yamuna Vihar and Mustafabad areas in Northeast Delhi have left over 200 people injured. The localities saw a huge battle between the pro CAA and anti CAA protestors.
A large number of properties were damaged. Frenzied mobs had torched vehicles, houses, shops, a petrol pump and pelted stones at locals and police personnel.