A fresh petition has been filed in Delhi High Court on Wednesday seeking action against several political leaders for allegedly making hate speeches during violence in north-east Delhi.
The petition alleges that hate speeches were made by Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi, Salman Khurshid, BJP’s Anurag Thakur, Kapil Mishra and others.
The petition seeks action against several political leaders for allegedly making hate speeches and engaging in criminal activities during Delhi violence. The petition also sought attachment of properties of people involved in making hate speeches and selling them to compensate victims of the communal violence in the national capital.
On Wednesday, Delhi Police urged people to send videos, footages and pictures that will help in the investigation of the incidents of rioting in North East district.
"Delhi Police request the cooperation of residents of Delhi including media persons to send video footages, pictures or any information that will help in the investigation of the incidents of rioting in North East Delhi," Delhi Police tweeted.
The communal violence in northeast Delhi last month claimed 53 lives and left over 200 people injured. Several areas in the northeast Delhi, including Chand Bagh, Bhajanpura, Gokulpuri, Maujpur, Kardampuri and Jaffrabad, were the worst affected by to the violence, triggered by clashes between those protesting the Citizenship Amendment Act and those supporting it.
(Inputs from Agencies)