Delhi Police Commissioner SN Shrivastava Monday mentioned a cost sheet will probably be filed by Thursday in reference to a “conspiracy” case within the northeast Delhi riots because the drive is approaching in the direction of the ultimate league of investigation.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Pramod Singh Kushwaha additionally mentioned the riots had been results of a “planned conspiracy” as a result of through the investigation, the police discovered a typical sample the anti-CAA protesters adopted: block the highway visitors.
“It was the first indicator that there was a conspiracy due to which it all started,” he mentioned.
The two officers spoke at a webinar, the place Mr Srivastava additionally mentioned that among the individuals police are probing have an excellent social media presence and they’re making an attempt to take “away the sheen from the investigation”.
“As we are approaching towards the final end of investigation, Umar Khalid (former JNU student) has also been arrested. So, there is more and more sort of a cry, especially in the social media and also on the TV channels. (They) are trying to take away the sheen from the investigation.”
“You know that people whom we are investigating, many (of them) have a very good social media presence,” the Commissioner mentioned.
Umar Khalid was arrested Sunday below the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) for his alleged position within the northeast Delhi riots.
The Commissioner mentioned the Delhi Police has registered altogether 751 instances and performed its investigation in a very reasonable and neutral method.
Out of the 751 instances, 340 have been solved, whereas the police has not acquired a lot lead within the remaining instances, he mentioned.
“Out of 751, one case is basically regarding the conspiracy, and this has been registered by the Crime Branch, but was transferred to the Special Cell because it required detailed investigation. They are required to file the charge sheet by September 17,” Mr Shrivastava mentioned.
The webinar was organised by the Delhi Police Retired Gazetted Officers Association the place Mr Shrivastava additionally tried to place to relaxation all “false accusations” and claims made towards his drive in reference to the riots and reasserted that every one actions taken by the police had been in absolute compliance of the regulation.
“The other 59 important cases were given to the three SITs which were formed under the Crime Branch and out of the 59 cases, 46 were solved and in all these, the charges sheets have been filed and we are still filing the supplementary charge sheets,” he mentioned.
Remaining few instances are with the district police and they’re additionally doing a very good job to make sure that all of the evidences are collected correctly and offered in a correct method, the police commissioner added.
On his half, Mr Kushwaha mentioned, “When we started investigating the Delhi riots, we first saw all the sites and found a common pattern that traffic jam was started at all the sites simultaneously. It was the first indicator that there was a conspiracy due to which it all started.”
There had been 25 protest websites and most of them had been shaped in trans-Yamuna space, Mr Kushwaha mentioned.
It additionally got here in discover that the individuals who had been sitting on protest websites had been led by those that got here from exterior. “They were not locals.”
People saved on going to the protest websites time and again and so they talked about CAA-NRC in order that an increasing number of individuals would come there and it might appear to be a CAA-NRC protest was happening, the DCP mentioned.
On February 11, when it was introduced that US President Donald Trump will go to India, immediately the tone and tenor of the protest acquired modified, he mentioned.
On February 22, the protesting leaders and girls sat on highway below Jafrabad metro station and blocked the highway, Mr Kushwah mentioned.
Following that sample, the opposite websites in northeast Delhi had been additionally immediately traffic-jammed, stone-pelting began at Maujpur the place the professional and anti-CAA and NRC protesters had been sitting, he mentioned.
Suddenly, the stone-pelting was a well-planned riots, the DCP mentioned.
The protest websites had been shaped with a deliberate conspiracy to point out that kids and locals had been agitating, and visitors jam and stone-pelting occurred, the DCP mentioned.
“Acid bottles and petrol bomb had been used. Even firing occurred through which one head constable Ratan Lal died. There was an enormous slingshot contained in the Rajdhani School which was pre-installed.
“A story is being created that pro-CAA/NRC individuals had been concerned in it, however it has not come into the investigation but,” he mentioned.
Besides 11 Special Public Prosecutor that had been employed by the drive, the Commissioner said that six extra SPPs — together with the solicitor common of India, two extra solicitor of common of India and three extra senior attorneys — have been roped in in order that the instances are defended and brought up effectively in all courts.