BH CORRESPONDENT, New Delhi: Delhi Police on Thursday issued an appeal on Twitter requesting people to give their statement and share video footage in connection with the violence that has so far claimed 42 lives.
Over 48 FIRs have been registered and more than 300 people suffered injuries in the violence after clashes broke out between supporters and anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protesters in north-east Delhi earlier this week.
“Incidents of clashes have taken place in the North East district of Delhi since 23.02.2020. All those who are witnesses to the incidents, especially media persons, or have any information about the incidents or have captured any activity on their mobile phones or camera, are hereby requested to come forward and give their statements, footage and picture in their possession at DCP office, North East district, Seelampur, Delhi within seven days,” the Twitter appeal read. The statement said the identity of the witnesses will be kept secret.
At least 79 houses, 52 shops, five godowns, four mosques, three factories and two schools were set ablaze between Monday and Wednesday morning during the violence.