Delhi: Heavy police deployment in Trilokpuri as communal tensions rises after stone pelting

"The incident started with fight among boys while playing cricket. A case of rioting has been registered," Police officer said

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:October 9, 2016 9:18 pm
trilokpuri , trilokpuri riot, riot, cctv camera, camera business, drone, trilokpuri drone, delhi news, indian express The situation has improved now and police are deployed to prevent any trouble. Three-four miscreants responsible for the incident have been identified who will be caught soon, a police officer said.

Heavy police force was deployed in Trilokpuri area of east Delhi after a scuffle between two groups of teenagers from different community led to stone pelting during a game of cricket.

The incident occurred around 9 pm last night and the area was tense afterward but the situation has improved now and police force remain deployed to prevent any trouble, Rishi Pal, Deputy Commissioner of Police (East), said.

“The incident started with fight among boys while playing cricket. One of the boys was injured. A case of rioting has been registered,” Rishi Pal, Deputy Commissioner of Police (East), said.

Police said the scuffle among the boys, from two different communities, occurred at a local MCD school ground where they were playing cricket around 3.30 PM yesterday.

The matter was, however, sorted out.

Later on, when one of the boys boy from Block 29 went to the local Chowk market, he was allegedly thrashed by the other group. Soon other people from Block 29 and also from Block 31 joined and heavy stone pelting ensued, police said.

Heavy police force was rushed to the spot to bring the situation under control.

The forces chased away the warring groups and the area wore a deserted look as traders downed their shutters and people remained indoors.

The situation has improved now and police are deployed to prevent any trouble. Three-four miscreants responsible for the incident have been identified who will be caught soon, a police officer said.

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