New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kapil Mishra tweeted a short video on Tuesday which shows the police in riot gear patrolling an empty road below the Metro station in Northeast Delhi’s Jafrabad, one of the worst affected areas due to violence.
The 11-second clip has been tweeted with the caption in Hindi: “Jafrabad is empty. There won’t be another Shaheen Bagh now.” It is a reference to the south Delhi locality where a section of road has been blocked due to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA which has been going on for more than two months now.
The protest site below the Jafrabad Metro station was cleared by the police on Tuesday evening. Eighteen people, including a Delhi Police head constable, have been killed and more than 250 injured in three days of violence in Jafrabad, Maujpur and other areas of Northeast Delhi, according to news agency ANI.