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NHRC Forms Fact-finding Team to Probe Violence in Northeast Delhi

A bridegroom along with relatives heads for his wedding as they walk past Bhagirathi Vihar area of the riot-affected north east Delhi. (Image: PTI)

A bridegroom along with relatives heads for his wedding as they walk past Bhagirathi Vihar area of the riot-affected north east Delhi. (Image: PTI)

At least 42 people were killed and over 200 injured as frenzied mobs torched houses, shops, vehicles, a petrol pump, and pelted stones at locals and police personnel earlier this week, the worst riots in Delhi in over three decades.

New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission has deputed a fact-finding team to investigate the cases of communal violence in northeast Delhi, an official said on Saturday.

At least 42 people were killed and over 200 injured as frenzied mobs torched houses, shops, vehicles, a petrol pump, and pelted stones at locals and police personnel earlier this week, the worst riots in Delhi in over three decades.

"The NHRC has deputed a fact-finding team to investigate the recent cases of violence northeast Delhi," according to an official.

first published:February 29, 2020, 19:24 IST