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Jahangirpuri violence case: Delhi Police files charge sheet in Rohini court

On April 16, clashes broke out between two groups of people, belonging to different communities, during a Shobha Yatra procession on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti in Delhi's Jahangirpuri area.

Reported By : Abhay Parashar Written By : Paras Bisht | New Delhi
Updated on: July 14, 2022 16:25 IST
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Image Source : PTI Paramilitary Force personnel patrol during Eid-al-Fitr, at Jahangirpuri in New Delhi.

The Crime Branch of the Delhi Police on Thursday filed a charge sheet in the Jahangirpuri violence case in Rohini court. So far, 37 people have been arrested in the case since April 16 when clashes broke out between two groups of people, belonging to different communities, during a Shobha Yatra procession on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti in the Jahangirpuri area.

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The 2000-page charge sheet also mentioned the names of the conspirators in the violence in which eight police personnel and a civilian sustained injuries. Mohammed Ansar, Tarbez, and are the main accused among 37. Irshfil is on the run in the case. Delhi Police also presented video pieces of evidence in court. The police also used a facial recognition system during the investigation of the case in order to nab the culprits. The charge sheet will be filed under sections 147, 148, 149, 186, 353, 332, 323, 427, 436, 307, 120B IPC read with 27 Arms Act.

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