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Delhi Police Arrests Eight for Violence During Protests over Citizenship Act in Seelampur

Police and paramilitary personnel carried out flag march in northeast Delhi's Seelampur and Jafrabad which had witnessed large scale violence on Tuesday.

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Updated:December 18, 2019, 4:29 PM IST
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Delhi Police Arrests Eight for Violence During Protests over Citizenship Act in Seelampur
A riot police officer fires tear gas towards demonstrators during a protest against a new citizenship law in Seelampur, area of Delhi, India December 17, 2019. (Image: Reuters)

New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Wednesday arrested two more persons in connection with the violence that ensued in Seelampur following protests over the Citizenship Amendment Act, taking the total number of arrests to eight.

Police had already arrested six people in connection with the matter. Three FIRs were registered in connection with the case on Tuesday.

Police and paramilitary personnel on Wednesday carried out flag march in northeast Delhi's Seelampur and Jafrabad which witnessed large scale violence by protestors demanding scrapping of the amended Citizenship law a day earlier.

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