Written By: Aashish Vashistha
April 18, 2022 (New Delhi): Few minutes after Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana briefed the media on the Jahangirpuri incident where clashes between two communities shake the heart of national capital. According to reports, the fresh violence erupted in the same area in Monday afternoon. As per the latest reports, stones were pelted at the police personnel’s who have been deployed at Delhi’s Jahangirpuri area
According to Delhi Police Chief, Earlier in the day, Delhi Police chief Rakesh Asthana informed that 23 accused have been arrested so far.” 9 people including police personnel and one civilian received injuries during the incident. Analysis of CCTV footage and digital media is being done,” he said in a press conference. He also added, Some people are trying to disturb peace through the medium of social media. We are monitoring social media closely, and legal action will be taken against those who are found spreading misinformation. The public should not pay heed to rumours.”
However, According to DCP, North West Delhi, It was “a minor, one-off incident”.”Legal action is being taken. One person has been detained,” Delhi Police. The Delhi Police commissioner also mentioned that no attempt was made to hoist a saffron flag at a mosque during the Hanuman Jayanti procession. Some people are trying to disturb peace through the medium of social media. “We are monitoring social media closely, and legal action will be taken against those who are found spreading misinformation. Public should not pay heed to rumours,” said Rakesh Asthana.