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Pro And Anti-CAA Groups Begin Stone-Pelting In Northeast Delhi

New Delhi: Rigidity prevailed in Maujpur space of northeast Delhi on Monday afternoon as one other bout of stone-pelting between pro- and anti-CAA teams was reported, with folks operating helter-skelter at the same time as police performed flag marches to carry the scenario underneath management.

The most recent incident of stone-pelting got here after eyewitnesses earlier stated that there was stone-pelting from the crematorium facet within the space.

A Delhi Police head constable Ratan Lal was killed and Deputy Commissioner of Police, Shahdara, Amit Sharma was injured throughout clashes, a senior officer stated.

Ratan was connected to the workplace of the Assistant Commissioner of Police, Gokulpuri, he stated.

Together with Sharma, a number of police personnel have been injured within the clashes. Sharma suffered accidents to his head and hand. He was hospitalised and is doing wonderful, he stated.

A number of autos, retailers and homes had been torched on Monday, a day after clashes broke out between these in opposition to and for the Citizenship (Modification) Act.

The Delhi Metro, in the meantime, has introduced the closure of entrance and exit gates of the Maujpur-Babarpur metro station.

Protests and rallies by anti- and pro-Citizenship (Modification) Act (CAA) teams rocked the realm on Sunday, with pro-CAA teams rallying on the Maujpur-Babarpur metro station, and Maujpur chowk whereas the anti-CAA protesters held fort in Kabir Nagar and Jaffarabad areas.

Alok Kumar, Joint Commissioner of Delhi Police, japanese vary, advised mediapersons that the scenario remained tense and the police was monitoring the scenario.

Satisfactory variety of police was deployed after safety forces had been additionally pelted with stones through the violence.

In the meantime, rumours had been rife amid studies that BJP chief Kapil Mishra and his supporters got here underneath assault by stone-pelters, and a few studies stated trains had been additionally vandalized.

The folks have questioned the function of police, alleging it remained mute spectator to the clashes and did nothing to verify the violence.

In keeping with studies, a CRPF crew has been deployed within the surrounding areas because the scenario appeared to deteriorate.

Rigidity was brewing in japanese Delhi since Saturday evening following the blockade of a highway in Jaffrabad by anti-CAA protesters in response to a name for bandh on Sunday by Chandrashekhar Azad of the Bhim Military.

(This can be a growing story. We’ll additional replace it after getting inputs)

(IANS)

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