Caught on Camera: Shocking images of police crackdown on protesting citizens

India | | April 22, 2013, 5:10 pm
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As the nation protests police insensitivity against in dealing with cases of rape and molestation in India, here are some brutal images of citizens battling security forces.<br><br>Police detain a supporter of Aam Aadmi Party during a protest outside the residence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi April 21, 2013. Angry crowds demonstrated in the capital after a five-year-old girl was allegedly raped, tortured and kept in captivity for 40 hours, reviving memories of last December's brutal assault on a woman that shook the country.

As the nation protests police insensitivity against in dealing with cases of rape and molestation in India, here are some brutal images of citizens battling security forces.

Police detain a supporter of Aam Aadmi Party during a protest outside the residence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi April 21, 2013. Angry crowds demonstrated in the capital after a five-year-old girl was allegedly raped, tortured and kept in captivity for 40 hours, reviving memories of last December's brutal assault on a woman that shook the country.

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Police try to detain supporters of Aam Aadmi Party during a protest outside the residence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi April 21, 2013.

Police try to detain supporters of Aam Aadmi Party during a protest outside the residence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi April 21, 2013.

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A supporter of Aam Aadmi Party shouts slogans as he and others are detained by police during a protest outside the residence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi April 21, 2013.

A supporter of Aam Aadmi Party shouts slogans as he and others are detained by police during a protest outside the residence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi April 21, 2013.

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Angry crowds demonstrated in the capital after a five-year-old girl was allegedly raped, tortured and kept in captivity for 40 hours, reviving memories of last December's brutal assault on a woman that shook the country.

Angry crowds demonstrated in the capital after a five-year-old girl was allegedly raped, tortured and kept in captivity for 40 hours, reviving memories of last December's brutal assault on a woman that shook the country.

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Police try to detain supporters of Aam Aadmi Party during a protest outside the residence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi April 21, 2013.

Police try to detain supporters of Aam Aadmi Party during a protest outside the residence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi April 21, 2013.

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Policemen try to remove protestors shouting slogans outside Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence during a protest against the rape of a 5-year-old girl in New Delhi.

Policemen try to remove protestors shouting slogans outside Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence during a protest against the rape of a 5-year-old girl in New Delhi.

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Police try to remove protestors shouting slogans outside Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's  residence during a protest against the rape of a 5-year-old girl in New Delhi.

Police try to remove protestors shouting slogans outside Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence during a protest against the rape of a 5-year-old girl in New Delhi.

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BJP's Mahila Morcha activists during a protest against UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi near her residence over the rape of a minor girl in New Delhi.

BJP's Mahila Morcha activists during a protest against UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi near her residence over the rape of a minor girl in New Delhi.

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A supporter of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) scuffles with police as she marches towards the residence of the chief of  ruling Congress party Sonia Gandhi during a protest rally in New Delhi April 21, 2013.

A supporter of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) scuffles with police as she marches towards the residence of the chief of ruling Congress party Sonia Gandhi during a protest rally in New Delhi April 21, 2013.

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RAF deployed outside Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence during a protest against the recent rape of a minor girl in New Delhi.

RAF deployed outside Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence during a protest against the recent rape of a minor girl in New Delhi.

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BJP's Mahila Morcha activists during a protest against UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi over the rape of a minor girl in New Delhi.

BJP's Mahila Morcha activists during a protest against UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi over the rape of a minor girl in New Delhi.

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AISA activists shout slogans during a protest against the rape of a minor girl at Rajpath in New Delhi.

AISA activists shout slogans during a protest against the rape of a minor girl at Rajpath in New Delhi.

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BJP's Mahila Morcha activists try to break the police barricades during the protest against UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi over the rape of a minor girl in New Delhi.

BJP's Mahila Morcha activists try to break the police barricades during the protest against UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi over the rape of a minor girl in New Delhi.

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Police try to stop protesters from crossing over a barricade during a protest outside police headquarters in New Delhi April 20, 2013.

Police try to stop protesters from crossing over a barricade during a protest outside police headquarters in New Delhi April 20, 2013.

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BJP's Mahila Morcha activists during a protest against UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi over the rape of a minor girl in New Delhi.

BJP's Mahila Morcha activists during a protest against UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi over the rape of a minor girl in New Delhi.

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BJP's Mahila Morcha activists during a protest against UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi near her residence over the rape of a minor girl in New Delhi.

BJP's Mahila Morcha activists during a protest against UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi near her residence over the rape of a minor girl in New Delhi.

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BJP's Mahila Morcha activists try to break the police barricades during the protest against UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi near her residence over the rape of a minor girl in New Delhi.

BJP's Mahila Morcha activists try to break the police barricades during the protest against UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi near her residence over the rape of a minor girl in New Delhi.

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Police detain a supporter of Aam Aadmi Party during a protest outside the residence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi April 21, 2013.

Police detain a supporter of Aam Aadmi Party during a protest outside the residence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi April 21, 2013.

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Demonstrators try to cross a police barricade during a protest outside police headquarters in New Delhi April 20, 2013.

Demonstrators try to cross a police barricade during a protest outside police headquarters in New Delhi April 20, 2013.