New Delhi: More than a year after the North-East Delhi riots, the Delhi Police has identified three policemen who allegedly forced five people to sing the national anthem during the Northeast Delhi riots last year.
According to a report in The Indian Express, the Crime Branch scanned all documents, evidence and duty charts of the Delhi Police on the day of the riots, questioned over 100 police personnel, and identified three officers who allegedly He treated sick people badly. .
The report further said that these three officers will undergo a lie detector test to find out what exactly happened on the day of the incident.
“After about 17 months, the police have picked three policemen, and senior officials have been informed. Their lie-detector test will be done after taking their consent,” said a senior official, as quoted by The Indian Express.
How did the matter unfold?
After the northeast Delhi riots, a video went viral on social media last year showing police personnel thrashing five injured lying on the road, forcing them to chant the national anthem and chant ‘Vande Mataram’.
One of the men in the video is being forced to sing Jana Gana Mana as well as Vande Mataram, 24, a resident of Kardam Puri, named Faizan, died at Delhi’s Lok Nayak Hospital a few days after the incident. Had given.
Communal clashes engulfed northeast Delhi in February last year. Notably, the Delhi Police had registered over 750 cases in relation to the Northeast Delhi violence in which at least 53 people were killed and several others were injured. So far, more than 250 charge sheets have been filed in riot-related cases, in which charge sheets have also been filed against many accused.