Police detain a man who fired multiple shots at Shaheen Bagh protesters in New Delhi on Saturday. Reuters
Two days after a youth opened fire on the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protesters here, a similar incident happened on Saturday as a man fired bullets in the air in Shaheen Bagh area − a key site of the protests. The police have detained the man.
Following the incident, there was panic and anger in the area where an anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) protest has been underway for over a month.
A police officer present at the spot said "three bullets were fired in the air. The man has been identified as Kapil, a resident of Dullupura village." The man has been taken away by the police amid tight security to an unknown place where he is being questioned, a police officer told IANS.
The crowd wanted to rough up the youth but the police prevented the situation from getting out of hand. The people also raised slogans against the police.
On Thursday, a youth opened fire with a country-made.315 bore pistol when the Jamia students were to start their march from Jamia Millia Islamia to Rajghat. It left a journalism student, Shadab, with injuries on his arm.
Meanwhile, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday reiterated its allegation that the BJP and Home Minister Amit Shah are planning a "deep conspiracy" to create "big disturbance" ahead of the February 8 Delhi Assembly polls.
AAP leader Sanjay Singh said the BJP is fearing defeat in the elections, and wants to disturb the atmosphere of Delhi.
"Yesterday (Friday), I had warned the EC and the Delhi Police that there is planning of a big disturbance by the BJP. A deep conspiracy is planned by the BJP and Amit Shah." Singh said after a man fired in Shaheen Bagh.
"Today, the Centre tabled the Budget. Entire government is in Delhi. What is happening? Anyone can fire anywhere in Delhi? There is no law and order." He said he had sought time from the EC since Friday to file a complaint about BJP's planning to something big on February 2. "But no officer is free to meet us."
Indo-Asian News Service
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