New Delhi: February 23, 2021 marks the first anniversary of Delhi riots. Last year, North-East Delhi witnessed many incidents of...
As per the data released by Enforcement Directorate, anti-CAA protest was funded by the Popular Front of India (PFI), the leaders of Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party. PFI deposited Rs120 crores in 73 bank accounts for successful execution of the anti CAA protest around the city.
On August 13, a trial court granted more time to Delhi Police to probe the matter and extended the time for completing the investigation till September 17.
“Accused and deceased were known to each other. When the two accused saw Vishal, they requested money from him. The latter denied and also rebuked them for drug habits. This infuriated the duo, who attacked him repeatedly with big stone, grievously injuring him” said Ved Prakash Surya.
Delhi Police interrogation reveals that Hussain has admitted that he collected a lot of acid, petrol, diesel and stones on his roof. He had also took his pistol from the police station for use in the violence.
The judge made the observations while sending Jamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha, charged under UAPA to judicial custody for 30 days. Tanha was arrested for violent protests at Jamia against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
The Crime Branch of Delhi Police had on Monday arrested Shah Alam, brother of Tahir Hussain. Three other people who had given shelter to Shah Alam have also been arrested.
Paramilitary forces and police were deployed at sensitive spots in the area. 53 people were killed and over 200 sustained injuries in the northeast Delhi violence last month.
Violent clashes broke out between supporters and opponents of the citizenship law on February 23. Angry mobs torched houses, set ablaze vehicles and vandalized shops.
At least 42 people have died while around 200 people sustained serious injuries in the violence that rocked north-east Delhi for four days.