CM Kejriwal Expresses Condolences On Head Constable's Death, Reiterates Appeal For Peace

Law & Order

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal expressed his condolences on the death of head constable Ratan Lal, who was killed during clashes over the CAA in north-east Delhi.

Written By Akhil Oka | Mumbai | Updated On:
Arvind Kejriwal

On Monday, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal expressed his condolences on the death of head constable Ratan Lal, who was killed during clashes over the Citizenship Amendment Act in north-east Delhi. Appealing to the people to give up violence, he stated that the prevailing law and order situation was not advantageous for any section of the society. Moreover, he stressed that all problems can be solved by maintaining peace.

Read: Violence In Northeast Delhi As Anti & Pro CAA Groups Clash For 2nd Time; Constable Killed

DCP Shahdara injured in the clashes

The deceased constable was attached to the office of Assistant Commissioner of Police, Gokulpuri. Other police personnel including DCP Shahdara Amit Sharma were also injured in the clashes. Apart from this, several vehicles, shops, and houses were torched in the region. Subsequently, Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure was imposed at 10 locations in the North-East district of Delhi.   

Read: Delhi Police Appeals For Calm Amid Violence In Northeast Delhi, Warns Miscreants Of Action

Kejriwal speaks to Delhi L-G on law and order situation

Leaders across the political spectrum such as Manoj Tiwari, Gaurav Gogoi, Asaduddin Owaisi and other AAP leaders reacted to the reports of clashes between pro and anti-CAA protesters in areas such as Jaffrabad and Maujpur. The Delhi CM spoke to Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal who assured that more police forces were being sent. He also reiterated that no violence would be tolerated in the national capital. 

Read: Congress Neta Gaurav Gogoi Slams Kejriwal's 'helpless' Approach Amid Violence In N-E Delhi

Read: Head Constable Killed In Clashes Over CAA; Sec 144 Imposed At 10 Locations In N-E Delhi

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