New Delhi: The death toll in the violent clashes in the national capital that began on Sunday over Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019 rose to 42 on Friday and 123 FIRs have been registered so far.
Areas affected include Jaffrabad, Maujpur, Shiv Vihar and Chand Bagh. The Delhi Police transferred the riots probe to Crime Branch and formed two SITs.
Delhi Police PRO, MS Randhawa, told the media that 123 FIRs have registered so far, and around 630 people have been detained/arrested.
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“A total of 123 FIRs have been registered and local police, along with Crime Branch, are looking into the cases…25 cases of firearms have been registered. We have detained 630 people and more will be detained as the probe is going on. We have conducted over 47 peace committee meetings in northeast Delhi. Over 400 such meetings were held in different parts of Delhi,” he said.
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