At least 47 peace committee meetings have been held in affected localities. “We have controlled the situation in northeast Delhi,” Additional CP M S Randhawa told reporters on Friday.
“We have registered 167 FIRs and arrested or detained 885 people in connection with the violence. A total of 36 cases have been registered under the Arms Act. Thirteen FIRs have been also registered against accounts operating from different platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram etc and posting provocative content. Several social media accounts and web links involved in circulation of unlawful, offensive content have been suspended/removed through concerned platforms,” said Delhi Police spokesperson Mandeep Singh Randhawa.
Meanwhile, six days after riots broke out in Delhi, three bodies remain unidentified, with families claiming two of the dead at GTB Hospital on Saturday. For the first day, there was no rise in the death toll, which stands at 42.
With the hospital completing post-mortems of 11 on Saturday, six bodies now remain in the mortuary, including the three unidentified ones.
Meanwhile, the Gokalpuri and Maujpur main markets saw some hustle and bustle, with most shops open, except those that burnt down. Security forces continue to be deployed in Mustafabad, Shiv Vihar and some other areas.