New Delhi: Union home minister Amit Shah said that he has asked the Delhi Police Commissioner to take the strictest action over a juvenile for opening fire in Jamia area and injuring a varsity student. He also asserted that no such incident would be tolerated.

Taking to Twitter, Shah said that he has spoken to Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik over the matter and the guilty would not be spared.

"I have spoken to the Delhi Police Commissioner over the incident of firing in Delhi today and have given directions to take the strictest action. The Central government will not tolerate any such incident, action will be taken seriously and the guilty will not be spared," he said.


A Jamia Millia Islamia student was injured after the juvenile opened fire in Jamia area where anti-CAA protests were being held.

The injured Shadab Farooq, a student of the second semester of MA Mass Communication, sustained injuries in his left hand. He has been referred at the AIIMS Trauma Centre. 

According to the statement, Special Commissioners of Police Satish Golchha and Praveer Ranjan have visited AIIMS Trauma Centre where the injured has now been shifted.

"The officers assured the victim of all possible help in treatment and recovery. Pellet has been removed from the left arm of the injured. As per the doctor, his condition is stated to be stable. The case has been transferred to Crime Branch for further investigation," an official statement said.