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Section 144 imposed at ten locations in North-east district of Delhi

ANI | Updated: Feb 24, 2020 16:36 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb 24 (ANI): Section 144 of the CrPC has been imposed at ten locations in North-east district of Delhi on Monday after a clash broke out between two groups in Maujpur area, the Delhi Police said.
Earlier on Sunday stone pelting took place between two groups in Maujpur due to which the police resorted to firing tear gas shells in order to disperse the mob. Section 144 restricts the protesters from gathering in an area and is imposed to curb possible violence.
Meanwhile, in view of the ongoing protests in the Jaffrabad metro station area against CAA and National Register of Citizens (NRC), the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Monday morning has closed the entry and exit gates of Jaffrabad and Maujpur-Babarpur metro stations citing security reasons. (ANI)

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