The protester who opened fire at the Delhi Police on Monday, February 24, during the clashes between the pro and anti-CAA protesters, has been identified as Shahrukh
New Delhi: Shahrukh, the suspect who opened fire at police personnel during violence in North-East Delhi on Monday, has been detained, Delhi Police sources said.
On Monday, the police had identified the man in a red T-shirt, who had opened fire at the police, as Shahrukh.
5 killed in Delhi over CAA:
Ratan Lal (42), a head constable attached to the office of the ACP Gokalpuri, died after he sustained injuries during stone pelting at Gokalpuri.
Three other civilian succumbed to injuries in the clashes, a Delhi government official said, adding 150 people with injuries had come to hospital for treatment.
"The situation is very tense. We are continuously receiving calls related to incidents of violence from North-East Delhi," Delhi Police stated. The Commissioner of Police also held a meeting at Seelampur DCP Office on Monday night.
Union home minister Amit Shah also held a meeting with senior Delhi Police officers and top home ministry officials on the law and order situation in Delhi.
CAA fast-tracks citizenship to refugees from Hindu, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and Parsi communities fleeing religious persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh who entered India on or before December 31, 2014.
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