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Man Who Opened Fire During Jahangirpuri Violence Arrested, Says Delhi Police

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New Delhi: A 28-year-old man who was seen opening hearth throughout the violence in Delhi’s Jahangirpuri space was arrested on Monday, PTI reported.

The accused has been recognized as Sonu alias Imam alias Yunus, a resident of C-Block in Jahangirpuri, police mentioned.

“A video was being circulated on social media platforms on Sunday, exhibiting a person in a blue shirt opening hearth throughout the riots in Jahangirpuri. He has been nabbed by the particular employees of the northwest district,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (Northwest) Usha Rangnani was quoted by PTI in its report.

On Saturday, clashes erupted between two communities throughout a Hanuman Jayanti procession in Jahangirpuri, injuring eight cops and an area.

The prime accused within the violence have been recognized as Ansar and Aslam. They’ve been despatched to one-day police custody by an area courtroom on Monday, reported information company ANI.

Furthermore, a 36-year-old man was on Monday arrested for allegedly supplying bottles that had been used for pelting throughout the conflict in Jahangirpuri.

Hameed is a scrap vendor who lives in Jahangirpuri. The Delhi Police has to date held 22 individuals and apprehended two juveniles in reference to the incident.

“Throughout the investigation, yet another accused Sheikh Hameed was arrested in reference to the case. Throughout the interrogation, he instructed police that he had provided bottles which had been used for pelting throughout the clashes,” Rangnani mentioned.

Md Aslam, who fired a bullet that injured a Delhi Police sub-inspector, is included within the whole variety of arrests made to date in reference to the incident. The accused’s pistol was confiscated from his possession throughout the conduct of the crime.

An FIR was registered on Saturday beneath Indian Penal Code sections, together with 307 (try to homicide), 120 B (prison conspiracy) and 147 (rioting), and provisions of the Arms Act in reference to the incident.

Heavy Police Deployment In Delhi’s Jahangirpuri

Officers claimed on Monday that a large variety of safety officers, together with these from the anti-riot power, had been deployed within the violence-plagued areas of Jahangirpuri in northwest Delhi.

Over 500 cops and 6 extra police firms have been stationed within the area across the clock, in line with a senior official.

“A complete of 80 tear fuel gun events and water cannons have been deployed. Drones are additionally being utilized in delicate areas for rooftop surveillance. All senior officers have been instructed to be on the spot to keep away from any untoward incident,” the officer mentioned, PTI reported.

Chatting with a tv information channel, Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana mentioned, “We’ve deployed enough power not solely in Jahangirpuri however in different areas additionally. We are going to use expertise for surveillance and are monitoring the scenario to make it possible for no untoward incident happens sooner or later.”

(With PTI Inputs)


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