Farmer’s Tractor Rally Violence: Delhi Police Registers 22 FIRs in Connection
New-Delhi: The Delhi Police have so far registered at least 22 First Information Report’s (FIR) has been filed in connection with the violent clashes that took place between the police and the farmers during the tractor rally at ITO in Delhi on Tuesday.
The fresh case has been registered against unknown protestors across the Capital under Indian Penal Code sections including those pertaining to rioting and damage to public property.
Over 100 police personnel were injured during the farmers tractor rally violence at different locations of Delhi.
The process of started filing FIRs started last night itself.
The first task is to register criminal cases in each incident of violence, More first information reports were likely to be registered as the probe is underway. “Efforts to identify those involved in provoking the violence are being made,said police official.
However, The Sayunkt Kisan Morcha (SKM), which comprises various farmer organisations, had proposed a “Kisan Tractor Rally” on Republic Day. Around 8.30 am, 6,000 to 7,000 tractors assembled at the Singhu border to take out a peaceful rally.
Instead of going on the pre-decided route, they insisted upon going towards central Delhi and despite repeated requests, the farmers with swords on horses tried to run down policemen and broke through several layers of barricades.
The police fired tear gas shells and resorted to baton charges at several points where clashes broke out.