Delhi Police were caught off guard by sudden mobilisation of mob of 20,000: Intel assessment


delhi-copsNew Delhi, Feb 28: Last Saturday there was palpable tension in Northeast Delhi. There were Intelligence Bureau reports about a possible flare up. However for the Delhi Police it was a catch 22 situation and its 73 reserve battalions were all over the city owing to the visit by US President Donald Trump.

The two special commissioners Satish Golcha and Praveer Ranjan were at northeast Delhi and the instruction was clear to the force- ‘do not let the two groups clash.’ Further the Delhi Police had very little back up at these areas as the reserve forces were spread out across Delhi on security duty for the Trump visit.

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Author: Vicky Nanjappa

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