27 Killed In Delhi Violence, Court Directs Police To File Cases

Updated: February 27, 2020 08:36 IST

At least 27 have died and over 200 have been injured after four straight days of clashes over the citizenon Wednesday issued a sharp reprimand to Delhi Police, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his first public statement, calling for "peace and brotherhood". A furious Delhi High Court has urged police to file cases against those making hateful and inflammatory speeches.

27 Killed In Delhi Violence, Court Directs Police To File Cases
The death count from the communal riots in Delhi rose to 27 but security forces appeared to regain control of the battered areas after NSA Ajit Doval stepped in and led teams of senior police officers to riot-hit localities in the city's north-east, three days after violence first began and turned into the deadliest riots seen in the Capital in over three decades. The World Health Organization on Wednesday said that for the first time the number of new coronavirus cases reported daily outside mainland China exceeded those within the country. More
27 Killed In Delhi Violence, Court Directs Police To File Cases
The death count in the riots in northeast Delhi climbed to 27 even as the area limped towards normalcy with no major incident of violence reported through the day. The Supreme Court on Wednesday blamed Delhi Police for not acting in time and questioned the Centre for not taking steps to allow police to function professionally and independently. More
27 Killed In Delhi Violence, Court Directs Police To File Cases
Congress president Sonia Gandhi said Amit Shah should resign immediately, holding a rare media conference to assert that what has happened in Delhi is "a colossal failure of duty" for which the "entire responsibility" rests with the Centre, and particularly the home minister. The Delhi High Court expressed "anguish" at the delay in filing of FIRs against hate speeches by BJP leaders. More
27 Killed In Delhi Violence, Court Directs Police To File Cases
As the death toll steadily rose to 27 and over 200 are reportedly injured, an eerie calm prevailed in the entire riot-hit northeast Delhi on Wednesday morning, after nearly three days of unchecked communal conflagration that has left in its wake not just charred remains of homes, business establishments, and even entire localities in Jafradabad, Maujpur, Chand Bagh, Karawal Nagar, but also a delicately maintained harmony. More

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