Congress leader Ishrat Jahan arrested for instigating violence during Delhi anti-Hindu riots: Here are the details
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Congress leader Ishrat Jahan arrested for instigating violence during Delhi anti-Hindu riots: Here are the details

Former Congress Municipal Councillor Ishrat Jahan has been arrested for allegedly trying to incite people during northeast Delhi violence by giving out provocative speeches. She has been sent to 14-day judicial custody.

Former Congress Municipal Councillor Ishrat Jahan has been detained for allegedly trying to incite people during northeast Delhi violence by giving out provocative speeches. She has been sent to 14-day judicial custody. Ishrat Jahan was also accused of being involved in blocking Khureji Khas road among other protesters on February 23 (Sunday). She was protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) for the past 50 days in Khureji Khas area.

As the crackdown on rioters is underway, the Delhi Police has so far arrested 23 people for inciting riots in the national capital while hundreds have taken under preventive detention.

Normalcy is also slowly returning to the riot-hit Northeast Delhi after protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) turned violent killing earlier in the week killing at least 42 people. A total of 148 FIRs have been registered so far.

Earlier, Alok Kumar, Joint Commissioner of Police, speaking on Delhi violence said, “Incidents of violence have not been reported since the evening of February 25. We have given relaxation in Section 144 from 10 am to 2pm today, as situation is under control. We will monitor further.”