Stone pelting over playing music in Old Delhi, 1 hurt

| | New Delhi

One person sustained minor injuries after two communities clashed over playing music in Old Delhi, which led to stone pelting in the area.The incident took place in North Delhi's Sadar Bazaar area in the wee hours of Wednesday.

Calling the stone pelting a minor incident, Jatin Narwal, Deputy Commissioner of Police, North said, "A minor incident of stone pelting took place at around 1 am near Gali- Jatan Gali Telyan in Sadar bazaar area."The DCP said that local police was immediately sent to control the riot like situation. Our staff dispersed the people  who had gathered and dominated the whole area.

"During the course of investigation, it was found that stones were pelted over playing DJ. In the incident, one person sustained a minor injury. He was rushed to the Bara Hindu Rao hospital and was later discharged."Narwal said, "An FIR under sections of rioting and simple hurt has been registered."

In light of the sensitive situation, local peace committee meeting has been conducted by the Delhi police.

Police said that post the stone pelting incident, markets were opened on Wednesday and people are carrying out their daily activities. Police is maintaining vigil.

Police said that they are questioning the locals and are also scanning through the CCTV cameras to establish the sequence of events.



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