The household of an Intelligence Bureau officer, who was killed throughout clashes in northeast Delhi on Tuesday, has accused police of inaction. The police didn’t file a criticism final evening after Ankit Sharma, who labored as a Safety Assistant with the IB, went lacking, his household has stated.
The physique of Ankit Sharma, 26, was recovered at this time from a drain in Jafrabad, one of many areas worst hit by the violence that has swept northeast Delhi. He was allegedly attacked by a mob on the Chand Bagh bridge and overwhelmed to demise after he returned house on Tuesday night.
Not less than 27 individuals have died within the final three days, greater than 200 have been injured amid violence since Sunday.
“The first complaint was filed by Delhi Police this morning,” his mom informed NDTV, including that the cops didn’t file a criticism final evening when the household approached them.
Recalling the course of occasions on Tuesday, she stated: “Ankit came back from work yesterday at around 4:30 pm. I was told three men were taken away by a mob. Locals said one of the men was my son.”
Ankit joined IB when he was simply 23, she stated, including, “He had got a job with Delhi Police too but he chose the Intelligence Bureau. He was extremely talented.”
“My son was innocent…. unaware of worldly affairs. He often told us, ‘Don’t care about money’. He would often tell me not to worry about medical expenses.”
Ankit’s father, Ravinder Sharma, who additionally works with the Intelligence Bureau, has accused supporters of an Aam Aadmi Social gathering chief of attacking Ankit and killing him. Ankit was shot after he was overwhelmed, Ravinder Sharma informed police. The physique has been despatched for post-mortem.
“Get Hold of him (AAP leader). He is responsible for the deaths and he is on the run. Police should get hold of him,” stated one of many relations, talking to NDTV.
“They are not reacting promptly to our complaints… Women are being harassed, yet there’s no action,” she added.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal reacted to the killing in a tweet this afternoon. “Such a tragic loss of life. The culprits must not be spared. 20 people have already lost their lives. So painful to watch people of Delhi suffering. Praying that we recover from this tragedy soon n work together to undo damage done to people n communities,” he wrote. The excessive courtroom additionally referred to as Ankit Sharma’s demise as “unfortunate”.
Violence intensified in components of northeast Delhi on Sunday over Citizenship (Modification) Act or CAA, a day after a whole lot of ladies started a sit-in towards the citizenship legislation close to Jaffrabad Metro station.