A violent protest against the new citizens’ bill is growing across the country especially the nation’s capital. In the South Delhi region, there were three days of peaceful protest against the law, passed by Parliament last week. However, the peaceful protest turned into chaos on Sunday afternoon. Several buses and vehicles were vandalized. Police used Lathicharge and Tear gas to control the mob. Several students and police personnel were injured during the incident.
A clash between protesters and the police
As the protesters clashed with cops several police vehicles were torched, stones were pelted; the police also used batons and teargas shells to scatter the violent mob. In this chaos nearly 60 people including students, cops and firefighters were injured.
In the violence and stone-pelting, several policemen were wounded, including southeast district DCP, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (South), two Assistant Commissioner of Police, five Station House Officers, inspectors, and other police personnel. Among them, Head Constable Maqsool Ahmad is admitted to ICU with critical head injuries.
Police entered the Jamia university campus, several people were arrested for alleged responsibility in the violence. The students claimed that the police fired tear gas inside the university’s library and beat up protesters before sealing all campus gates.
Twitter shares footages
'Students' alias Jihadis can-
-Shout anti India slogans
-Shout anti Hindu slogans
-Indulge in all kinds of unlawful activities
-Can pelt stone at the security forces
But security forces should watch silently?
No channel will show this👇#ISupportDelhiPolice pic.twitter.com/X1jAUzZ4dS
— Rita 🇮🇳 (@RitaG74) December 16, 2019
Students or rioters
They r openly pelting stone on police and security forces, when police does start action they play victim card and move to human right commissions.
— Untold History (@_UntoldHistory) December 16, 2019
I salute @DelhiPolice , we stand with you. Every single jihadi or jihadan chanting against my nation must be punished. That jihadi assaulted policemen & then took hide behind these jihadans, properly punished.
— Rakesh Aggarwal सावरकर (@Rakesh25182) December 16, 2019
— Priyank Gupta (@impriyankgupta) December 15, 2019
We Delhiites are proud of the Delhi Police, the way the Delhi Police has started taking action. We are proud for that, you keep the Delhi Police in the same way, we are also with you.
Jai Hind. 🇮🇳 Jai Bharat Jai. 🇮🇳#Isupportdelhipolice pic.twitter.com/Oq2sYTeEzP
— DILIP SINGH KUMAR (@DILIPKUMAR9990) December 15, 2019
— Dharmendra Dhurve (@DharmendraDhu13) December 16, 2019
Cops along with unidentified Sanghi goons unleashed brutal violence on protesting students, storming into a campus. Are we a police state?#StandWithJamia Stand together against injustice & repression. #ResignAmitShah for unleashing violence pic.twitter.com/pSJGJqToJw
— Geet V (@geetv79) December 16, 2019
IYC, NSUI, JNU Students and DU Students are protesting outside @DelhiPolice headquarter.
— Sunil Bishnoi (@SM_Bishnoi) December 15, 2019
— Md ÀSHÁŔ ÃĻI (@aliashar12344) December 15, 2019
— Suresh jh (@suresh_jh) December 16, 2019
Its really awful how the students being assaulted by the police… The worst state terrorism ever!!
Indian Muslims still have to pay a heavy price of staying with Congress in 1946-47#CAB2019#IndiaToEndia pic.twitter.com/1KWMIsvJl4
— السیدة زیمشاہ✍️ (@LostSoul_302) December 16, 2019