New Delhi, Apr 22: The Special Cell of the Delhi police has booked JNU student leader, Umar Khalid under the provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
The police have also booked Jamia student member, Meeran Haider and media coordinator of the Jamia Coordination Committee, Safoora Zargar under the same provisions in connection with the Northeast Delhi riots that took place in February.
New Delhi, Feb 29: Massive stock-piling of arms and mobilisation of mobs is what led to the Delhi violence. The police were caught off guard at such mobilisation and in several instances were outnumbered.
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.
IB officer Ankit Sharma died on duty and it has become clear now that this was a targeted killing. Experts say that the repeated stabbing is an indictor that the murder did not take place on the spur of the moment.
The post-mortem report of martyred Intelligence Bureau official, Ankit Sharma, has revealed some ghastly details.
Delhi Police officials probing the death said that it is just a matter of time before those involved in this targeted and pre-planned killing are brought to justice. The officer died on duty and it has become clear now that this was a targeted killing. Sharma was brutally stabbed to death earlier this week during the violence in northeast Delhi. His body was found inside a drain.
New Delhi, Feb 28: The tension in Delhi began on Saturday night when those opposing the newly amended citizenship law blocked the Jafrabad main road. The violence began when supporters of the Bhim Army pelted stones at those backing the new law.
The assessment by the police which has been shared with the two Special Investigation Teams formed on Thursday state that stones were first pelted at 4.42 pm.
New Delhi, Feb 28: One in every three victim in the Delhi violence has suffered bullet injuries, investigations have revealed. This clearly indicates that the rioters had access to guns and a top Delhi police source confirmed to OneIndia that criminals had supplied the arms.
The death toll currently stands at 38 and 29 bodies have been identified. Of the 38, one of them had died to burn injuries, the hospital authorities said. Further it was also found that 82 had bullet injuries.
New Delhi, Feb 28: Following a review, the Ministry of Home Affairs says that 4.2 per cent of Delhi has been affected by communal riots. The MHA meet chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah reviewed the security situation and said that normalcy has prevailed in several areas of Delhi.
New Delhi, Feb 27: The Centre was swift in taking action to ensure that peace returned at northeast Delhi. Several review meetings on the security front were held in the National Capital to take stock of the situation.
The meetings chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah made it clear that all measures have to be taken to ensure that the violence is stopped. The violence has claimed 27 lives. A head constable and an Intelligence Bureau official also lost their lives in the violence.
New Delhi, Feb 26: In a mid-night intervention, National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval has directed the Delhi police to take stern action against those indulging in violence. At least 13 persons have died in the violence that broke out on Sunday.
Doval visited Maujpur, Jafrabad, Gokulpuri, Bhajanpur and took stock of the situation. Shoot at sight orders have been issued in areas where the violence broke out.