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Clashes Break Out Between Delhi Police And Protesters Over Attack On Father-son Duo In New Delhi

Written By Digital Desk | Mumbai | Published:

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  • Clashes broke out between Delhi Police and protesters
  • The protesters blocked the main highway in the national capital that leads towards Haryana and Punjab.

Clashes broke out between Delhi Police and protesters of the Sikh community after the shocking incident that took place in New Delhi, wherein a Sikh man was thrashed by Police officers. 

After an altercation that broke out between the tempo driver and Policemen following the incident, in the viral video, wherein the Sikh man took his sword out in anger ensuing that the three Policemen including a Sub-Inspector dragged the tempo driver, thrashed and kicked him and his young son, as the brawl escalated in Mukherjee Nagar, North West Delhi. 

Following the incident, in a demand for justice, the Sikh community staged protest which turned violent and in visuals when the police tried to control the situation, clashes broke out in retaliation. 

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The protesters blocked the main highway in the national capital that leads towards Haryana and Punjab.

The Delhi Police taking cognisance of the situation have suspended three Police personnel and initiated an inquiry on the same. 

In a press brief the Delhi Police informed that an FIR has been lodged and that the Sikh man attacked the Police as well. 

Delhi Police said, "We lodged an FIR. The Sikh man attacked Police with Kirpan, both matters have been lodged. The crime branch will investigate. Assault and use of force matter has been lodged."

Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal speaking over the law and order situation demanded an impartial probe in the incident. 

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Shiromani Akali Dal leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa tweeted over the issue, condemning the conduct of the Police officers and further stated that he will file a complaint with the Police Commissioner himself, and approach the Home Ministry and Court if needed. 

 

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