A team of intellectuals and academicians, led by Supreme courtroom advocate Monika Arora, Monday launched a ‘fact-finding’ report on the communal clashes in Jahangirpuri, times immediately after checking out the violence-hit area.
Shruti Mishra, a member of the Group of Intellectuals and Academicians (GIA), claimed the “witnesses informed them that the Hanuman Jayanti procession was carried out peacefully in C-block location of Jahangirpuri on April 16, and that the group was provoked by Ansar (the primary accused in the violence) when they had been passing by the mosque.”
“Those people who were concerned in stone-pelting on Sunday (April 16) ended up so intense, that they did not even spare the policemen existing at the spot. They also tried to break the idol of lord Hanuman,” Ms Mishra reported, though releasing the report in this article.
Also existing all through the release of the report was Uma Shankar, who was major the Hanuman Jayanti procession and the only civilian who was injured (as for every Delhi police).
He claimed that he was attacked with a sword when the violence broke out. He mentioned the procession was carried out “peacefully” and that “gals in massive quantities were pelting stones at them when they ended up crossing the area where by the mosque is located (C-block)”.
Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) chief Prem Sharma, who was questioned by the Delhi Police in link with the violence, was also existing for the duration of the release of the report.
He claimed that authorization was granted by law enforcement for their procession and that they have been carrying out comparable variety of “peaceful processions” for several years.
“Delhi police FIR appeared to be an attempt of balancing act. We have discovered that a portion in Jahangirpuri’s C-block has been occupied by unlawful immigrants,” explained Supreme court docket advocate, Monika Arora.
Social Activist Monica Aggarwal, who was also a part of the five-member ‘fact-finding’ crew, stated many harmless folks endured losses owing to the violence.
“A younger male, who is not even a resident of Jahangirpuri, was attacked and his bicycle was stolen when violence broke out there. It had not even been a calendar year that the youthful person bought a work and procured a bicycle with his challenging earned funds. He was passing by the C-block space with a five-yr-aged kid when he was attacked,” she explained.
So far, 25 people have been arrested in link with the violence, whilst two juveniles have been apprehended. The Crime Department of the Delhi Law enforcement is investigating the situation.
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