CAA clashes in Delhi: Man who opened fire at police in North East Delhi detained

Published: Feb 25, 2020, 10:52 IST | ANI | New Delhi

Five people, including one Head Constable of Delhi Police, lost their lives in the clashes.

On Monday, the police had identified the man in a red T-shirt, who had opened fire at the police, as Shahrukh. (Photo: PTI)
On Monday, the police had identified the man in a red T-shirt, who had opened fire at the police, as Shahrukh. (Photo: PTI)

New Delhi: Shahrukh, the suspect who opened fire at police personnel during violence in North-East Delhi on Monday, has been detained, Delhi Police sources said.

On Monday, the police had identified the man in a red T-shirt, who had opened fire at the police, as Shahrukh. Five people, including one Head Constable of Delhi Police, lost their lives in the clashes between pro and anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protesters that took place at various places in North-East District of Delhi on Monday.

Shahdara Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Amit Sharma was also injured during clashes between two groups in Delhi's Gokulpuri. He underwent a surgery on Monday night and is now safe and out of danger.

Meanwhile, Union Home Minister Amit Shah also held a meeting late Tuesday night with senior Delhi Police officers and top Home Ministry officials on the law and order situation in Delhi.

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