New Delhi: Shahdara Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Amit Sharma was injured during clashes since Monday over the revised Citizenship Act (CAA) in northeast Delhi. After which, now they have come to their senses. Five people, including ordinary civilians and head constables, were killed and 105 injured in the violence on Monday. DCP IPS Amit Sharma is currently admitted in the ICU. His condition still remains critical. He underwent an operation at night. After which he has regained consciousness at around 9 am on 25 February. Two cities have been scanned. There will be one again. Apart from Amit Sharma, several policemen are also seriously injured.
The officer said that the 2010 batch IPS officer suffered head and arm injuries. He was admitted to Max Hospital in Patparganj. The protesters also set the officer’s vehicle on fire. Sources said that Sharma is unconscious and the doctor will scan his CT.
In Jaffrabad and Maujpur, Delhi, clashes broke out between the groups supporting and opposing the CAA on Monday and protesters set fire to several houses, shops and vehicles and threw stones at each other. A Delhi Police head constable died and a Deputy Commissioner of Police was injured in the violence. There are also reports of clashes in the capital’s Chandbagh and Bhajanpura.
At least 11 policemen, including Shahdara Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Amit Sharma and ACP (Gokalpuri) Anuj Kumar, were injured when they overpowered the protesters. Two CRPF personnel were also injured during this period. During the violence, protesters set fire and stoned houses, shops, vehicles and a petrol pump. This is the second day of violence in these areas.