New Delhi: In an anti-CAA demonstration, 7 people including a head constable of Delhi Police were killed in North Delhi. 150 people were reported injured in the violence. Violent demonstrations are taking place in the north-eastern part of Delhi against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Citizenship Register. The police were shot and stoned by the violent mob.
In view of violent protests in north-east Delhi, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has banned entry at three stations of Delhi Metro. Entry has been banned at Mandi House, ITO and Delhi Gate after 11 am. Since Tuesday morning, the Delhi Metro has closed the stations of Jaffrabad, Maujpur-Babarpur, Gokulpuri, Johri Enclave and Shiv Vihar Metro stations.
Meanwhile, the Delhi Police has identified the person who fired on the police during the violence. It is being told that the person who fired the bullet has been arrested by the police. The name of the person is Shahrukh. According to the information, there was a clash between the two groups in Gokulpuri. Ratan Lal, the head constable of Delhi Police, died in the violence in this clash.
It is being told that Ratan Lal was a native of Sikar in Rajasthan. He joined Delhi Police in 1998. Ratan Lal was posted in the office of ACP Gokulpuri. Ratan was living in Delhi with his wife and three children. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has expressed grief over the death of the head constable of Delhi Police.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal appealed to the people to keep peace. Apart from this, Deputy Chief Ministers Manish Sisodia, Gopal Rai, Pankaj Gupta, Sanjay Singh have appealed to the people to keep peace.
Home minister emergency meeting, CM Kejriwal also present
Home Minister Amit Shah has called an emergency meeting following violent demonstrations in North East Delhi and the death of 7 people including a head constable. The latest situation of Delhi is being discussed in the meeting. Delhi’s Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and CM Arvind Kejriwal are also present in the meeting.