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Delhi Police Registered 123 FIRs In Connection With Northeast Region Violence: PRO MS Randhawa

We Have Registered 123 FIRs So Far, Around 630 People Have Been Arrested Detained/arrested, Delhi Police PRO MS Randhawa Said.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Victor Dasgupta | Updated on: 28 Feb 2020, 07:00:00 PM
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Delhi Police PRO MS Randhawa (Photo Credit: Twitter: ANI)

New Delhi:

The Delhi Police has registered 123 FIRs in connection with Northeast region violence which erupted after pro and anti CAA groups clashed with each other. While addressing the media, Delhi Police PRO MS Randhawa said that the cops also have arrested/detained 630 people till now.

On Thursday, the Delhi Police had transferred the northeast Delhi riots probe to the crime branch, and the cases will be probed by two Special Investigation Teams (SITs). The SITs will be headed by deputy commissioners of police (DCP) Joy Tirkey and Rajesh Deo.

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They will have four assistant commissioner of police-rank officers each and the probe will be supervised by Additional Commissioner of Police B K Singh. "The situation in northeast Delhi is normal right now and no untoward incident has been reported today. Sufficient force has been deployed in every area and senior officers are monitoring the situation. The numbers of distress calls have also reduced.

"We have received calls on the two helplines which we released on Wednesday. Total 48 FIRs have been registered. We have evidences and are registering more FIRs. We have conducted around 350 meetings with Aman Committee in whole Delhi, specifically in northeast district," Delhi Police PRO Mandeep Singh Randhawa said earlier.

He said raids are being carried out in different areas as part of the probe. There were some reports in media that said people were finding it difficult to get basic necessities. The issue has been resolved as the traffic flow has become normal, he said.

(With Agency Inputs)

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First Published : 28 Feb 2020, 06:27:51 PM