As death toll continues to rise because of Delhi riots, having so far claimed 34 lives, on Thursday, party MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj in the assembly has demanded NARCO test of the cops. Speaking in the Delhi Assembly, Bharadwaj stated that Station house officer of the all the riot-hit Police Station should go through a Narco Test in presence of media. He stated that this will bring out the real truth behind who masterminded the riot and what the Police was doing as violence broke out.
He said: "India has a test called NARCO Analysis test. In it, person is given a sedative and they ask him /her Who started the riots? Whose order is it? Everybody knows what are the areas - Karawal Nagar, Chandbagh, Gokulpuri, Khajuri Khas, Bhajanpura, Noor-Ilahi, Seelampur. The SHO of the Police Station should go though a narco test in front of the media. The entire country will know who masterminded the riots. They will also know what was Police doing during the riots."
Violence in the national capital that began on February 23, Sunday, has so far claimed 34 lives and has left as many as 190 people injured, as per official figures on Thursday evening. The violence took place in northeast Delhi, amid Donald Trump's maiden India visit as US President. The violence reportedly started as two groups clashed over the amended citizenship laws and soon turned into a communal riot.
Meanwhile, the Chief Minister, the Home Minister and others met to review the current situation. Paramilitary was called in and on Wednesday Delhi High Court stated that it "cannot let another 1984 happen." Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal took to Twitter and urged people to maintain calm and peace. On PM's and Home Minister's orders, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval visited several places and briefed the Home Minister about the situation.