Delhi Durga Temple vandalised; Amit Shah Summons Delhi Top Cop After Communal Clash In Chandni Chowk
New Delhi: Home Minister Amit Shah today summoned Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik and reportedly discussed the communal clashes that took place on Sunday in Chandini Chawk areas.
The Hauz Qazi area remains tense after violence on Sunday that began with a dispute over parking and led to the vandalism of a temple.
“It was a general briefing about the Hauz Qazi incident and how the situation is. The situation is well under control now,” Mr Patnaik told reporters after the meeting.
He said four persons had been arrested and action would be taken against all involved. “We have the CCTV footage. These are a group of criminals… we are analysing the footage and all those involved will face action,” he said.
A minor is among those arrested over the violence. Over 1,000 security personnel – police and Central Reserve Police Force – have been posted in the area amid lingering tension. Shops have been shut and the residents have held a peace march.