As a part of an area domination and confidence-building exercise, Delhi Police are conducting foot patrolling to instill confidence among residents
New Delhi: Amid protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, Delhi Police is conducting foot patrolling as part of an area domination and confidence-building exercise.
After protests in parts of southeast and northeast districts, Delhi Police in all other districts is conducting foot patrols. Regular meetings with the Aman Committee in different areas are taking place.
In certain sensitive localities, Delhi Police is also conducting a flag march.
Apprehensions of the members as well as the general public are being addressed and subsequently dispelled. Requests are being made not to entertain rumours and to verify information with police before spreading them further.
DCP West said that police interacted on Wednesday with Aman Committee members and other stakeholders in the area of Khyala Police Station which was followed by flag march in the area.
A total of eight people have been arrested, while two cases have been registered in connection with the violence that broke out in Seelampur and Zafarabad areas of New Delhi over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019, Delhi Police said on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, several protesters and police officers sustained injuries during a protest against the new citizenship law near the Jamia Nagar area on Sunday. At least three buses were set on fire, and other public properties were also damaged in the protest.
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Last Updated Dec 19, 2019, 8:46 AM IST