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One extra arrested in Delhi’s Jahangirpuri violence case

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One more arrested in Delhi's Jahangirpuri violence case


NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police’s Crime Branch has arrested yet one more particular person in reference to the final month Jahangirpuri violence which broke out throughout a Hanuman Jayanti procession, officers stated on Thursday.

The accused has been recognized as Abdul alias Raja and he was arrested from the nationwide capital, an official stated.

“Abdul was found to be allegedly involved in rioting. In one of the CCTV footage that was being analysed by our team, it was seen that Abdul was threatening people with an axe in his hand,” a senior police officer stated.

With this, 37 individuals, together with three juveniles, have been apprehended by police up to now. Clashes had damaged out between two communities in the course of the procession in Jahangirpuri within the capital on April 16, leaving eight police personnel and an area injured.

According to police, there was pelting of stones and arson in the course of the clashes and a few automobiles had been additionally torched.

Days after the violence, Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana wrote to the Enforcement Directorate to analyze cash laundering fees in opposition to the prime accused within the case. The police have slapped the stringent National Security Act in opposition to 5 of the accused within the case.