Investigations into the Jamia Millia Islamia violence and Northeast Delhi riot circumstances have been carried out impartially, and arrests have been made after evaluation of forensic proof, the Delhi Police stated on Monday.
The police’s response got here after over 20 movie personalities, together with Anurag Kashyap, Vishal Bhardwaj, Mahesh Bhatt and Ratna Pathak Shah, on Sunday launched a press release, elevating their voice towards the arrest of scholars and activists by Delhi Police for protesting towards the Citizenship Amendment Act and likewise demanded their launch.
A civil rights group – Hum Bharat Ke Log – had final week condemned the arrest of two JMI college students in reference to the Delhi riots and accused the police of “abusing the COVID-19 lockdown to silence those who oppose government policies”.
A bunch of attorneys had additionally written to chief justice of Delhi High Court over the difficulty of detention and arrest of individuals in reference to northeast Delhi violence throughout the lockdown interval.
“While investigating Jamia and northeast (Delhi) riot cases, Delhi Police has done its job sincerely and impartially,” the Delhi Police tweeted.
“All the arrests made have been based on analysis of scientific and forensic evidence, including video footage, technical and other footprints,” it stated.
Last 12 months in December, police had allegedly entered the Jamia Millia Islamia campus after protests over the CAA, being held a couple of metres away from the varsity, turned violent.
The Delhi Police is dedicated to upholding the rule of regulation and bringing conspirators, abettors and culprits of the Northeast Delhi riots to e-book and safe justice to victims, the police stated.
Two Jamia Millia Islamia college students — Meeran Haider and Safoora Zargar — have been arrested for allegedly instigating communal violence in northeast Delhi in February that had claimed 53 lives and over 200 individuals have been injured.
“It will not be deterred by the false propaganda and rumours floated by some vested elements who try to twist facts to their convenience,” the Delhi police stated.