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February 27, 2020 / 10:11 PM IST

Delhi Violence Highlights: AAP suspends councillor Tahir Hussain after links with IB staffer's death emerge

Live updates of developments from north-east Delhi which has seen violence over the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA)

After two days of communal violence in north-east Delhi, the death toll has reached 34. National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval, who has been briefing Home Minister Amit Shah, visited some riot-hit areas yesterday. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia also visited the violence-hit areas.

The Delhi High Court has reprimanded Delhi Police, saying that “we should never allow another 1984".

Yesterday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his first reaction,
appealed for peace and brotherhood. Catch the LIVE updates here:
  • February 27, 2020 / 10:08 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE Updates |​ Ministry of Home Affairs: Union Home Minister Amit Shah has appealed to citizens to not believe in rumours and fall prey to evil designs of miscreants and groups interested in precipitating communal tension. (ANI)

  • February 27, 2020 / 10:00 PM IST

    AAP suspends Tahir Hussain from primary membership of party: Report

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has suspended its councillor Tahir Hussain hours after an FIR was lodged against him allegedly being involved in the killing of Intelligence Bureau staffer Ankit Sharma, CNN News18 has reported.

    According to the news channel, Hussain was suspended from the primary membership of the party by AAP.

  • February 27, 2020 / 09:56 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE Updates | Breaking: AAP suspends corporator Tahir Hussain after reports of his links in the violence emerge. 

  • February 27, 2020 / 09:03 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE Updates | Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut: Riots took place in the national capital for three days and could not be controlled despite the fact that there is a strong govt at Centre. It should be discussed in the next session of Parliament as to how and why it occurred.

  • February 27, 2020 / 07:59 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE Updates | Death toll rises to 38 (34 at GTB Hospital, 3 at LNJP Hospital and 1 at Jag Parvesh Chander Hospital) in North East Delhi violence.

  • February 27, 2020 / 07:47 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE Updates | CPM writes to CM Arvind Kejriwal offering help in his efforts to restore peace in northeast Delhi, CNN News18 has reported. The party has also urged him to convene an all-party meeting to "unitedly ensure communal harmony" in the city. 

  • February 27, 2020 / 07:39 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE Updates | LG Delhi Anil Baijal: Directed Special CP (Vigilance) assisted by officers of EDMC, Health Department and District Administration to meet the injured/families of deceased personally and ensure that all steps are taken to provide all possible assistance to them.

  • February 27, 2020 / 07:38 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE Updates | LG Delhi Anil Baijal tweets: Around 105 persons have been arrested/ detained in North-East district in connection with riots. As confidence building measures, 14 meetings have been organized in North East District with the stake holders of Aman Committee.

  • February 27, 2020 / 07:35 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE Updates | LG Delhi Anil Baijal tweets: Adequate staff including 3 Spl. CsP, 6 Jt. CsP, 1 Addl. CP, 22 DCsP, 20 ACsP, 60 Inspectors, 1200 staff and 200 women staff along with 60 COYs of CAPF and reserve forces have been deployed on round the clock basis in affected areas in shifts.

  • February 27, 2020 / 07:33 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE Updates | LG Delhi Anil Baijal tweets: Directed Delhi Police for continued adequate deployment of force, patrolling & area domination, swift & effective response to any situation, prompt registration of FIRs & expeditious investigation, strict enforcement of directions u/s 144, visible presence with outreach & CBMs. 

  • February 27, 2020 / 06:31 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE Updates | A Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been constituted under Delhi Police Crime Branch and all the FIRs have been transferred to the SIT, news agency ANI has reported. 

  • February 27, 2020 / 06:01 PM IST

    Delhi Violence LIVE Updates | MS Randhawa, Delhi Police PRO: We will address all the individual cases. Investigation is going on. We have multiple footages. As the investigation progresses in all the cases, we will share the details. We are investigating from all angles.

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