Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday praised the Delhi police for handling the situation when clashes broke out in northeast Delhi last month.
Praising the Delhi Police, he said, the violence was confined to 4 per cent of the city’s area, 13 per cent of its population and ended within 36 hours.
Shah’s remarks came during his “much-awaited” address to Lok Sabha over the four-day relentless violence that prevailed in the national capital last month. He also expressed his condolences to the families of victims who died in the violence.
The violence had claimed more than 50 lives in the national capital last month. Congress has been demanding the discussion over the issue in the Lok Sabha and alleged police inaction resulting in the stretch of the violent situation.
He told the House that over 700 FIRs have been filed and over 2600 people have either been detained or arrested in connection with the violence. CCTV footage is being monitored and the ‘face recognition’ technique is being used to track down suspects from thousands of videos they have received.
Amit Shah asserted that the Delhi Police have identified as many as 1100 people who participated in the riots by the use of face-recognition software. He further claimed that out of these, 300 came from Uttar Pradesh.
“I would like to place on record that after 25th February, no incident of rioting took place. There have been attempts to politicise these riots,” he said.
“MPs raised doubts about what the police were doing. It is the opposition’s right to question. But when the police were trying to control the riots, struggling with violence, we should understand,” he added.
Amid the Home Minister’s response, the members of opposition parties staged a walk-out in the Lower House of the Parliament over the Delhi violence.
Amit Shah also launched an attack on the Congress for inciting violence through its hate speech as by referring to Sonia Gandhi’s speech at Ramlila Maidan, he said hate speech was provoked by the Grand Old Party.
On February 19 and 22 also, similar inflammatory speeches have been made, he said.
Home Minister who continuously faced the calls for his resignation in the wake of the Delhi violence also answered the question about his absence from the violence-affected areas. He said that he didn’t want the Delhi Police to “divert resources” to provide him with security.
Earlier, TMC MP, Saugata Roy had slammed Amit Shah for his absence from the violence-affected areas and said he was seated in the front row on February 24 at an event which was held to welcome the US President Donald Trump in Ahmedabad. At the same time, the violence was taking place in Delhi.
Countering the allegation, Shah said his attendance at the Trump event was pre-planned and it was his constituency where it happened, making his presence essential. He said he didn’t attend the event which was held in Delhi the next day.
He claimed that he was sitting with the police the whole day to discuss the violent situation prevailing in the national capital.
Reiterating his stance on the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), Amit Shah said there is no provision in the Act which will take the citizenship of any Indian citizen. There is no provision of revoking citizenship, he asserted.
4 arrested for sexual assault of spa employee
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.
Gold medalist boxer became a robber in Delhi, arrested with two companions
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.
Unclaimed Bag, Tiffin Box in Delhi’s Rohini Spark Alarm But Nothing Suspicious Found
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.
Delhi | Suspicious object found in Rohini, police personnel on the spot. Further details awaited pic.twitter.com/FmNQqEKcPE
— ANI (@ANI) August 4, 2022
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