New Delhi: A day after the dust of the violent farmers’ tractor rally begins to settle down where one person was reported dead and many others injured including Delhi police personnel, the Delhi Police held a press conference condemning the act.
Earlier in the day, Delhi Police registered 22 FIRs in connection with the violence that broke out during the farmers’ tractor parade in the national capital leaving over 300 policemen injured, officials said.
In his press conference, Delhi Police Commissioner SN Shrivastava said that 19 accused have been arrested and 50 people have been detained. They are being questioned. Shrivastava said, “By January 25 evening, it came to fore that they (farmers) were not keeping their words. They brought forward aggressive & militant elements who occupied the stage & delivered provocative speeches that made their intentions clear.”
Delhi police has registered more than 25 criminal cases against the farmers and facial recognition system as well as CCTV footage is being used to recognize culprits as they promise to not spare a single person involved in the rally.