Delhi Violence : Section 144 Imposed for One Month; Death Toll Reaches 9, More Than 100 Injured

New Delhi : The situation in north-east Delhi district is still tense. In north-east Delhi, on Tuesday (25 February), many sporadic incidents of violence and stone-pelting took place. Police has informed that the death toll in violence has increased to 9 in Delhi. While more than 100 people are injured. Section 144 has been imposed in North East Delhi for one month (24 February to 24 March).

Protests are taking place across the country over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). In different areas of the country, people are coming together and opposing it. Meanwhile, four people including a head constable were killed in the violence erupted in North East Delhi over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Citizenship Register (NRC).  While at least 50 people were injured, including paramilitary and several personnel of the Delhi Police Force.
According to report, Ratan Lal (42 years), head constable associated with the office of ACP of Gokuulpuri, injured in stone pelting and died. During this, miscreants set fire to petrol pumps in Bhajanpura area. While the tire market at the Kapoor petrol pump in Gokulpuri was set ablaze by demonstrators.
Meanwhile, the country’s Home Minister Amit Shah called the meeting today. Top officials of Delhi were present in this meeting. According to sources, the Home Ministry has directed the Delhi Police to take strict action against the miscreants.

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