New Delhi. Home Minister Amit Shah said in the House that the Delhi violence was carried out under a planned conspiracy. Responding to the discussion on Delhi violence in the Lok Sabha, Shah paid tribute to those killed in the Delhi violence and said, "I express my grief and condolences to the families of those who died in the riots. I disclose. "
He said that the first incident of violence came at two o'clock in the afternoon of 24 February and no incident of communal violence after 11 pm on 25 February. It happened. He said that a total of 2647 people have been detained or arrested in cases of violence in North East Delhi and CCTV footage is being analyzed.
Appreciating the role of Delhi Police in preventing violence The Home Minister said that the Delhi Police played the responsibility of not allowing the violence to spread throughout Delhi. Shah said that Delhi has a total of 203 police stations and violence was limited to only 12 police stations. He said that the first responsibility of the Delhi Police was to stop the violence.
He said that the first information about the incident of violence was received around 2 pm on 24 February and the last information was received on 25 February at 11 pm, that is, at most 36 The violence lasted for hours. Shah said, "The Delhi Police acted to stop the violence in 36 hours and zeroed in on the possibility of it spreading."
The home minister also said, "I am not ignoring what happened in 36 hours. More than 50 people died and property worth thousands of crores was lost, which is not a small thing. " He said, "No one guilty of the Delhi riots will be spared and no innocent will be disturbed. It is being investigated in a scientific way. ”
Shah said that he did not attend his programs in Delhi during US President Donald Trump's visit to India and held meetings with Delhi Police full-time to control violence. Engaged in.