Delhi violence: AAP suspends party leader Tahir Hussain after police files FIR against him

Days after clashes between pro and anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protesters, which has claimed the lives of at least 37 people and left hundreds of others injured in northeast Delhi, the situation in the national capital remains tense on Thursday (February 27, 2020). Amid appeals for calm and peace from PM Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and several top political leaders, the security forces conducted a flag march in different parts of Northeast district to monitor the situation in the area.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 22:58

NEW DELHI: Days after clashes between pro and anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protesters, which has claimed the lives of at least 37 people and left hundreds of others injured in northeast Delhi, the situation in the national capital remains tense on Thursday (February 27, 2020). Amid appeals for calm and peace from PM Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and several top political leaders, the security forces conducted a flag march in different parts of Northeast district to monitor the situation in the area.

All the security personnel were equipped with riot gears and batons during the march. The newly appointed Delhi Police Special Commissioner (Law and Order) SN Shrivastava also took stock of the situation in violence-affected areas in the Northeast district. Meanwhile, security has been deployed at various locations in the district with Jaffrabad, Maujpur-Babarpur, Gokulpuri, Johri Enclave and Shiv Vihar among the violence-hit areas in the Northeast district.

On Wednesday evening, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia also visited the most-affected northeast district. 

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27 February 2020, 22:58 PM

According to Delhi Police PCR Unit DCP, Sharad Sinha, on February 24, 25--the main day of violence, a lot of PCR calls were made from North-East district. The PCR calls made from North-East district are as follows--February 23 around 700 PCR calls, February 24 around 3,500 PCR calls, February 25 around 7,500 PCR calls and February 26 more than 1,500 PCR calls.

27 February 2020, 22:14 PM

Ankit' postmortem report states that his entire body had countless knife marks. He was stabbed many times. According to the doctors, they have never seen so much wound in somebody's body.

27 February 2020, 22:12 PM

AAP suspended Tahir Hussain from the party. He will remain suspended from the party until entire investigation and enquiry are completed in his alleged involvement in riots.

27 February 2020, 20:48 PM

Delhi Police has registered a case against AAP's Tahir Hussain under Section 302 (murder) and other sections of IPC at Dayalpur police station. The Crime Branch is investigating the case.

27 February 2020, 18:33 PM

Delhi Police constitutes 2 SITs--DCP Joy Tirkey and DCP Rajesh Deo will head each. Both the SITs will have 4 ACPs, 12 inspectors, 16 subinspectors and 12 head constables and constables. The LG has asked Special CP Sundari Nanda to meet families of deceased, injured and ensure all possible help.

27 February 2020, 18:31 PM

Tahir Hussain's factory-cum-house was sealed after team of forensics colected samples from inside the house.

27 February 2020, 18:11 PM

Ensuring peace in riot-affected areas of northeast Delhi and bringing perpetrators of violence to book are two main priorities right now: Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari

27 February 2020, 17:53 PM

Deaths toll in Delhi riots rises to 37. At GTB Hospital - 33, LNJP - 3 and at JP - 1.

27 February 2020, 16:44 PM

CM Kejriwal announces compensation for riot-affected victims. The kin of those who lost their lives will get Rs 10 lakh, in case of a minor victim Rs 5 lakh, Rs 20,000 for those injured, Rs 3 lakh for orphans, Rs 25,000 for rickshaws that were burnt. Compensation of Rs 5 lakh for homes that were burned and compensation of up to Rs 5 lakh for loss of shop in the riots. 

27 February 2020, 16:34 PM

In a press conference today (February 27), Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal sais, "Violence has come down since yesterday, we have decided to announce relief for the riot victims. Those injured can get treated in private hospitals through the farshta scheme, this scheme was launched for accident vicitms but riot victims have been added to it too. We are trying to get food to curfew affected areas."

27 February 2020, 16:15 PM

The Delhi High Court gave the Centre time of four weeks time to file an affidavit in the matter, and adjourned the hearing till April 13. The Centre and the Delhi Police told the court that they needed more time to file charges against the three BJP leaders for making alleged hate speeches. 

27 February 2020, 16:07 PM

Aam Aadmi Party leader Haji Tahir Hussain, a corporator from Ward 59 of Nehru Vihar in the East Delhi Municipal Corporation, has denied his involvement in the death of Intelligence Bureau (IB) employee Ankit Sharma through a video statement. Read more here

27 February 2020, 16:03 PM

CBSE postpones class 10, 12 exams scheduled on February 28 and February 29 in violence-hit North East Delhi. Read more here

27 February 2020, 14:50 PM

Solicitor General tells HC that Centre and police need to file a reply to plea for lodging FIRs against alleged hate speeches by three BJP leaders.

27 February 2020, 14:45 PM

The Delhi High Court will hear a petition seeking action against those involved in the communally-charged riots that affected various parts of Northeast Delhi, beginning late Sunday evening. The petition has been filed by retired bureaucrat Harsh Mander.

27 February 2020, 14:37 PM

Delhi High Court begins hearing on riots, the hearing takes place in the court of Chief justice DN Patel. 

27 February 2020, 13:57 PM

After submitting the memorandum, former PM Dr Manmohan Singh said, "We called upon the President to suggest to him that what has happened in last four days in Delhi is a matter of great concern and a matter of national shame in which at least 34 people have died and 200 people are injured, it is a reflection of total failure of Central Government."

27 February 2020, 13:08 PM

Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal appoints Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, Additional Solicitor General MK Acharya, advocates Amit Mahajan and Rajat Nair to represent Delhi Police in the matters related to law and order situation in the areas of North East, Shahdara and East districts of Delhi.

27 February 2020, 12:58 PM

A delegation of the Congress party led by interim president Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh called on President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan today to submit a memorandum on the violence that hit Delhi.

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27 February 2020, 12:55 PM

Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi, former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, and other senior party leaders met President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (February 27) and submitted a memorandum on the violence that took place in Delhi. 

In the memorandum, Sonia Gandhi submitted: "We call upon you (President) to ensure that life, liberty, & property of citizens are preserved. We also reiterate that you should immediately call for the removal of the Home Minister for his inability to contain violence."

27 February 2020, 12:46 PM

An impleadment application has been filed in Delhi High Court by Sanjjiiv Kkumaar. He has sought directions to NIA (National Investigation Agency) to conduct an investigation into the Delhi riots. He also prays to direct the Delhi Police to register FIRs against Mr Harsh Mander, Ms R J Sayema (Radio Mirchi), Ms Swara Bhaskar, Mr Amantullah Khan (AAP Party) under appropriate IPCs and IT Act. Kkumaar has prayed that he be included as a respondent in the case.

27 February 2020, 12:27 PM

The police on Thursday received news of at least two bodies in a drain at Gokalpuri area in New Delhi, the CRPF and police conducted a search operation with the help of divers. An unidentified male body was recovered though it is not clear if there is another body still there in the drain. The cause of death could not be ascertained, the body has been sent for postmortem.

27 February 2020, 12:16 PM

The Congress party which was earlier set to march to the Rashtrapati Bhavan has now decided that they will gather outside the gate and hand over the memorandum to President Ram Nath Kovind.

27 February 2020, 11:58 AM

Death toll in the northeast Delhi violence rises to 34, says senior Delhi Health Department official.

27 February 2020, 11:33 AM

An order issued by the Delhi High Court yesterday said:

* Delhi government will ensure that shelters be set up, basic amenities like blankets, medicines, sanitation and clean drinking water be provided... shelter homes be used for this purpose and existing habitants shall not be evacuated.

* Zubaida Begum was appointed as amicus curiae. She will be provided with a new mobile number and will take the assistance of 4 to 5 staff members. 

27 February 2020, 11:17 AM

Injured police officer DCP Amit Sharma has regained consciousness, he is better now and is responding to medical treatment being provided to him at Max Hospital.

27 February 2020, 11:00 AM

On the transfer of Justice Muralidhar, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the transfer was done on the recommendation of SC collegium and that a well-settled process was followed.

27 February 2020, 10:40 AM

The Delhi Fire Service received 19 calls between midnight to 8 am on Thursday (February 27) from riot-hit areas of northeast Delhi, an official said. Over 100 firemen are deployed in the area and all the four fire station in the area are provided with extra fire tenders to meet any emergency and are being managed by senior officers, Director of Delhi Fire Service Atul Garg said. Senior officers are also camping in the riot-affected area, he added.

27 February 2020, 10:00 AM

Chand Bagh witnessed the most violent arson in Delhi. The people here are having trouble procuring everyday ration items like milk and vegetables. People's daily life has come to a standstill. No leader has come to meet them yet.

27 February 2020, 09:31 AM

The AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Twitter flays Union Home Minister Amit Shah saying he is the "man who hasn’t uttered a public word yet on the ugly pirouette of maddened mobs". Calling Shah the "custodian of Delhi’s security" Owaisi said the BJP minister would probably have a few answers.

27 February 2020, 09:00 AM

One more death at Delhi's Guru Teg Bahadur (GTB) Hospital; toll rises 28 in violence. This includes 2 deaths at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) hospital. 

27 February 2020, 08:02 AM

Meanwhile, Delhi HC judge S Muralidhar, hearing cases related to violence, has been transferred as part of routine exercise. Delhi Bar Council expresses shock over judge's transfer

27 February 2020, 08:00 AM

Baijal also attended a high-level meeting with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Union Home Minister Amit Shah. The meeting resolved to enhance police-MLA coordination, quell rumour-mongering and reactivate peace committees in various localities of the city, says reports.

27 February 2020, 08:00 AM

Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal appeals to people to help the police and security agencies in restoring peace and maintaining law and order and communal harmony in the city

 

27 February 2020, 07:58 AM

Delhi Special Commissioner of Police SN Srivastava took stock of the situation in northeast Delhi. Security deployed at various locations in the area.

27 February 2020, 07:57 AM

Deeply troubled over deaths in clashes in northeast Delhi: US House Foreign Committee

27 February 2020, 07:57 AM

Dr Kishore Singh, Medical Superintendant of LNJP hospital confirms 2 deaths at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) hospital. Sunil Kumar, Medical Superintendent of Guru Teg Bahadur (GTB) Hospital has confirms 25 deaths. Total death toll in Delhi violence has risen to 27 as of now.

27 February 2020, 07:55 AM

Security forces conduct flag march in different parts of Northeast Delhi. Herer are some visuals from Jafrabad and Maujpur areas.