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Delhi Police releases pictures of 20 accused in NE Delhi violence case

Delhi Police on Thursday released pictures of 20 accused in the 2020 Northeast Delhi violence case

Delhi Police | Delhi Riots 2020

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Security personnel patrol streets following clashes over the new citizenship law, in Maujpur area of northeast Delhi.

on Thursday released pictures of 20 accused in the 2020 Northeast Delhi violence case.

"Posters with pictures of the accused will also be put up at public places across Delhi. Police also promises a reward to anyone who provides any information on the accused that may lead to their arrest," stated.

According to Delhi Police, these 20 accused were involved in violence in the Chand Bagh area of Northeast Delhi and engaged in widespread arson and stone-pelting.

Delhi Police's crime branch is searching for these 20 accused.

On February 24, a violent mob had killed Delhi Police's Head Constable Rattan Lal in the Chand Bagh area.

In the same area, the erstwhile DCP of Shahdara Amit Sharma and ACP Anuj Kumar were attacked.

Many burqa-clad women were also involved in the Chand Bagh violence who are being searched by .

Violence raged in Northeast Delhi between February 24 and 26, in which at least 53 people lost their lives and hundreds of others were injured.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Fri, November 27 2020. 06:49 IST