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Anti-CAA Protests: 4 Killed, 20 Injured As Clashes Break Out In Delhi's Northeast Region, Section 144 Imposed

At Least 10 Cops Reportedly Got Injured And Were Taken To Hospital For First Aid.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Raghwendra Shukla | Updated on: 25 Feb 2020, 12:26:06 AM
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Clash breaks out between two groups in Maujpur, internet slowed down (Photo Credit: Twitter)

New Delhi:

Protests against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) turned violent after clashes broke out between two groups in northeast Delhi's Maujpur and Jafrabad. According to reports, section 144 has been imposed in several districts of the national capital and internet speed has been slowed down. Some reports also suggest that a head-constable succumbed to injuries he received during clashes. At least 10 cops reportedly got injured and were taken to hospital for first aid.

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Delhi Police Head Constable who died in Jafrabad on Monday

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Petrol Pump set on fire in Delhi's Bhajanpura, heavy security forces deployed.

Some incidents of violence and arson have been reported in the areas of North East District, particularly in the areas of Maujpur, Kardampuri, Chand Bagh and Dayalpur. It is appealed to the people to maintain peace and harmony & not to believe in any false rumors: Delhi Police

Joint CP Eastern Range Alok Kumar injured in stone pelting.

Shops sets on fire in Delhi's Brijpuri. 

DCP Shahdara Amit Sharma injured during clashes, hospitalised

Instructed Delhi Police and Commissioner of Police to ensure that law and order is maintained in North East Delhi. The situation is being closely monitored. I urge everyone to exercise restraint for the maintenance of peace and harmony: Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal.

One Delhi Police head constable has lost his life and one DCP injured during clashes between two groups in Delhi's Gokulpuri.

According to officials, a fire tender was damaged by protesters after it responded to a fire call in the area.

The Delhi Metro also closed entry and exit at Jaffrabad and Maujpur-Babarpur stations as an uneasy calm prevailed in the area.

Police fired tear gas shells and also resorted to mild lathicharge to disperse the protesters. 

Section 144 CrPC imposed at ten locations in North-east district of Delhi.

A clash broke out between two groups in Maujpur area, today. Ved Prakash Surya DCP (North-East) says, "We have spoken to both sides, now the situation is calm. We are continuously speaking to people, now the situation is under control".

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First Published : 24 Feb 2020, 03:48:10 PM