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After Jamia showdown, MHA’s stern message to Delhi Police on student protests

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Ahead of the high-level meeting called by Amit Shah to review the security situation against the backdrop of protests over the citizenship law, his deputy in the home ministry G Kishan Reddy on Thursday lashed out at political parties for their misinformation campaign against the Citizenship Amendment Act and asked students to first read up the law before hitting the streets.

Reddy also struck a conciliatory note over the police’s alleged hard-handed approach in dealing with protests by students at Jamia Millia University over the weekend.

“Delhi Police is (now) not hitting anyone. Nobody (among cops) should use any weapon or lathi against students or protestors,” Kishan Reddy told reporters.

Several opposition parties including the Left had called for nationwide protests on Thursday against the law that enables the government to quickly grant citizenship to non-Muslims from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, who entered India illegally.

In Delhi, the police clamped down on the entry of people from neighbouring districts, suspended mobile services in parts of the national capital for about five hours and shut down at one point during the day, 20 metro stations.

There have been reports of arson and violence in some states such as Uttar Pradesh.

Kishan Reddy, citing reports received from the states, said the situation across the country is under control. “There have been 2-3 minor incidents in Lucknow,” he said.

“We expect that there will be normalcy in all the states in the next 2-3 days,” he said, asserting that there was nothing in the citizenship law that could be opposed.

On the opposition criticism that the government’s primary intention behind giving citizenship to undocumented hindus from the three countries was to build the ground for going after Muslim migrants under the national register for citizens project, Reddy said this wasn’t true.

“We have nothing on our agenda to send anyone to detention camps or deport them outside. Political parties should not provoke people in the name of religion,” he said.

“I can’t understand why students are protesting…. Keep peace and we are ready to respond to all your questions,” he added.

Still, he said, people were free to protest but “anyone indulging in violence won’t be spared”.

Senior Home Ministry officials said the restrictions in Delhi were designed to check rumour mongering and violence since there were inputs that criminal elements could use the proposed protests to trigger violence.

People have been allowed to protest at Jantar Mantar without getting any permissions. “Anybody is welcome to protest as long as the protest is peaceful,” the official said.

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4 arrested for sexual assault of spa employee

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Delhi Police captured four individuals after a worker of a spa center in Delhi’s Pitampura claimed she was molested and sexually exploited by its manager and a client.

A 22-year-old woman complained of rape in a spa center at Delhi’s Pitampura on Thursday.

Authorities from Maurya Enclave police station hurried to the spot and started the examination.

“On August 4, a PCR call was gotten at PS Maurya Enclave in regards to rape with a lady at a Spa Center, Pitampura Delhi. The police promptly arrived at the spot (the ocean spa center) where a victim aged 22 years along with her husband were present external the spa center and complained in regards to rape on her by the manager of the spa center and client,” said police.

She was sent to the hospital for her clinical assessment. A counselor from DCW visited her.

“She expressed that on June 30 she joined the spa on August 4 at around 6 p.m. one client came there along with the manager Rahul and requested sexual favors. Rahul offered her a soft drink, after drinking it she felt tipsy and both raped her,” said police.

A case under Sections 354A/328/376 D of IPC was registered and both the accused persons were arrested.

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Gold medalist boxer became a robber in Delhi, arrested with two companions

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A burglary group has been busted in Delhi. A boxer was likewise remembered for this posse, who has additionally won gold decorations in certain contests. This posse of three individuals used to complete stealing from Baba Haridas Nagar of Delhi.

The group had looted a lady’s mobile phone in Baba Haridas Nagar on August 1. when the lady was getting back from work. The lady had let in her protest know that three unidentified individuals who had come on the motorcycle grabbed her mobile phone and took off. The police began the examination of the matter. Some CCTVs were additionally checked and individuals around were likewise addressed.

Then, at that point, on August 4, two individuals wandering in a similar region were gotten by the police. The first gave his name as Ankit (age 19 years) who hails from Jhajjar, Haryana. The other’s name is Shivam Kumar who lives in Sainik Enclave. He is additionally 19 years of age. The third is being told as a minor. The person who is there Ankit is a boxer. During interrogation, a stolen cell phone was also recovered from them.

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Unclaimed Bag, Tiffin Box in Delhi’s Rohini Spark Alarm But Nothing Suspicious Found

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An unclaimed bag was found in Rohini region in delhi on Thursday, sending the security organizations like the special cell and bomb detection team soon to reach the spot and launched an investigation, police said.

After a careful review of the area, nothing suspicious was tracked down.

As per authorities, An unclaimed bag was tracked down in the parking lot close to DC Chowk, Rohini Sector-9.

A bomb identification and removal crew and sniffer canines had looked through the area, but it turned out to be a false alarm.

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