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The number of riots in Delhi increases to 38 when bodies are found in the drains; more than 400 detainees | Delhi News


NEW DELHI: With the recovery of more bodies of drains and people in hospitals that died from injuries, the death toll in communal riots in northeastern Delhi increased to 38 on Thursday. However, no incident of violence has been reported since Tuesday night and life is slowly returning to normal. The prohibitive orders imposed under Section 144 will be relaxed for 10 hours on Friday in view of the improvement in the land situation.

Delhi police arrested more than 130 people, arrested more than 400 and registered 48 FIRs. He has also reserved the party advisor Aam Aadmi, Tahir Hussain, and his associates in the case of the murder of the Intelligence Office official, Ankit Sharma. He is still to be arrested. Sharma’s case, along with other cases of disturbances, have been transferred to the crime branch and a special investigation team (SIT) has been established, as reported by TOI on Thursday, to investigate the case.

The SIT will also investigate a “bigger conspiracy,” which police suspects was plotted for a period. His suspicion has been reinforced by the recoveries made in the area that include improvised hand grenades tied with a rope and “bottle bombs” that resemble a large slingshot tied to trees or fences to make it look like swings. These arrangements could not have been made overnight, a source said.

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Meanwhile, Prime Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Thursday that the Delhi government will bear all medical expenses for the victims of riots, even if they are admitted to private hospitals and will grant up to Rs 10 lakh as compensation to relatives of the dead and up to Rs 5 lakh. each one to those who lost their homes and stores in the riots. Eighteen subdivisional magistrates (SDM) have been deployed to oversee relief and rehabilitation operations.

The LG of Delhi reviewed the situation on Thursday and ordered the police to guarantee the continuous and adequate deployment of the force, in addition to carrying out patrolling and domination exercises in the area.

Four FSL teams from Delhi – physics, biology, chemistry and photography – visited several places in the area to collect samples. The authorities will now make efforts for the rapid elimination of burned vehicles, the lifting of malba, cleaning of animal carcasses and repairing roads, signs, government assets and religious structures, in coordination with the police.

“The LG has also requested that a sufficient number of foster homes be established with basic services, such as bedding, blankets, medicines, food, sanitation and clean drinking water, guaranteeing legal medical certificates and post-mortem reports, etc. at victims. ” and their families, “said a government official. The chief secretary (law) was asked to coordinate with the district’s legal services authorities to provide immediate legal assistance to the victims.

Arrangements are being made in coordination with IHBAS for the advice of disturbance victims to treat people with PTSD and any other problems. LG has also asked the revenue department to adopt confidence-building measures and to conduct a quick survey of the amount of losses to individuals, families, commercial establishments, stores and institutions and ensure quick compensation.

Special CP Sundari Nanda, assisted by officials of the Municipal Corporation of East Delhi, the department of health and district administration, will meet personally with the injured and families of the deceased and ensure that all measures are taken to help them.

Delhi police have asked people residing in northeast Delhi that if they had witnessed violent incidents, they should present themselves and share their terrible experience and videos with the police. Locals can also send videos and images through WhatsApp in two mobile numbers: 8750871221 and 8750871227.

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