“My 19-year-old brother-in-law worked at the factory and his father called to say he had received news his son was dead. I was clueless about where to go, and by the time I realised his body was at Lok Nayak Hospital, it was already night,” said Haq.
Satpal was one of the first firefighters to enter the building where a suspected short circuit led to the fire, killing 43 people. However, little had prepared him for what was unfolding inside the building, from where 63 men and boys were removed.
In 2014, Rathi was convicted of killing his mother-in-law and brother-in-law, allegedly over property. Two years later, he killed his wife Sushma while she was returning home after dropping off their daughter to the school bus stop.
With wounds from the Tis Hazari clash still fresh, Delhi Police is striving to quell anger in a force otherwise known for its discipline. The Indian Express report on what it’ll take to rebuild the trust
Sandeep Goel, Director General of Delhi Prisons, told The Indian Express: “In a case, even if one convict files a mercy petition, then we have to wait in case of all co-accused persons as well till a decision on the petition is made.”
Broken teeth, injured eardrums, jawlines and shoulders, sprained backs and swollen private parts — these are among the injuries police personnel assaulted Saturday at the Tis Hazari court complex have reported.