48 FIRS lodged between Feb 22 and 26

New Delhi, Feb 28
A total of 48 FIRs were lodged by Delhi Police between Feb 22 and 26 during the violence in northeast parts of the national capital, official sources said on Friday.

Out these registered cases, 41 pertain to rioting, four of murder, one of culpable homicide, and two of attempt to murder.

As per available figures till February 27 , a total of 35 persons were killed, of which 13 had gunshot wounds. As many as 22 died of severe injuries suffered during rioting.

Meanwhile, round-the-clock deployment of police was ensured to ensure peace in violence-hit areas under the supervision of Special Commissioner of Police (Law and Order). Three Special Commissioners of Police, Six Joint Commissioners, one Additional Commissioner, 22 DCPs, 20 ACPs, 60 Inspectors apart from 100 women staff and 60 companies of Central Armed Police Force were deployed.

At least 38 persons were killed and over 200 injured in violence in northeast Delhi since Sunday afternoon.