Delhi violence LIVE updates: Death toll reaches 13, SC hearing today

Communal violence above the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) escalated in Northeast Delhi on Tuesday having

Communal violence above the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) escalated in Northeast Delhi on Tuesday having the demise toll to thirteen, together with the police head constable Rattan Lal, as police struggled to look at the rioters who ran amok on streets, burning and looting retailers, pelting stones and thrashing men and women. Localities like Chand Bagh, Bhajanpura, Gokulpuri, Maujpur, Kardampuri and Jaffrabad observed pitched battles amongst the professional-CAA and anti-CAA protestors. The violence, which commenced on Sunday following BJP chief Kapil Mishra called a gathering in favour of CAA, intensified on Tuesday, inspite of shored up stability in the town in perspective of US President Donald Trump’s go to. The protesters withdrew from the internet site on Tuesday night. As Delhi Law enforcement confronted allegations of inaction, Union Property Minister Amit Shah held a meeting with Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, town police commissioner Amulya Patnaik and other folks on techniques to restore peace.

Pleas relating to the violence will be heard by the Supreme Court and Delhi large court today.