IB officer Ankit Sharma stone pelted to death in Delhi, body found in drain

IB officer Ankit Sharma dead

The Hush Post| 1:54 pm|one-minute-read|

An Intelligence Bureau (IB) officer has been allegedly killed in communal clashes in northeast Delhi.

His body was recovered from a drain in Chand Bagh area. The officer has been identified as Ankit Sharma. Ankit was 26 years old.

The violence in north-east Delhi over the amended citizenship law has claimed 20 lives till now.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal called the situation in Delhi “alarming.” It urged the Centre to call in the army to stem the protests.

The CM said he will be writing a letter to the Centre for the same.

The Congress, led by its president Sonia Gandhi, launched a blistering attack on the Centre and the Delhi government for the violence.

The party demanded immediate resignation of Union home minister Amit Shah for “colossal failure” to restore normalcy.

The protest started in Jafrabad, Maujpur and other areas of Northeast Delhi on Saturday. The groups protesting for and against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA were seen roaming on streets with swords and pistols. Houses and vehicles in the area were torched and more than 250 injured in two days of violence.

 

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