Police Set up 2 SITs to Probe Delhi Violence, Cases Transferred to Crime Branch as Toll Touches 38

A majority of the deaths — 34 — has been reported from Guru Tegh Bahadur (GTB) Hospital.

Police Set up 2 SITs to Probe Delhi Violence, Cases Transferred to Crime Branch as Toll Touches 38
A motorcyclist drives previous stores that have been set on hearth by way of mobs in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

New Delhi: The Delhi Police has transferred northeast Delhi riots probe to the crime department, and the circumstances might be probed by way of two Special Investigation Teams (SITs), mentioned officers even because the choice of deaths reached 38 on Thursday, with a majority of them — 34 — reported from Guru Tegh Bahadur (GTB) Hospital.

So a long way, the police have filed 48 FIRs in reference to the violence. The groups might be headed by way of Deputy Commissioners of Police (DCP) Joy Tirkey and Rajesh Deo. The groups may have 4 Assistant Commissioner of Police-rank officials each and every and the probe might be supervised by way of Additional Commissioner of Police BK Singh.

Till Wednesday evening, the full rely of casualties had stood at 27, 25 of the ones at GTB Hospital in Dilshad Garden.

“Over 215 revolt sufferers were dropped at our medical institution and handled since February 24. But most effective 51 sufferers are these days admitted. The situation of just about they all are strong, with the exception of one,” mentioned GTB Hospital Medical Superintendent Sunil Kumar.

Since February 24, 25 sufferers were introduced lifeless at GTB Hospital and 9 have died right through remedy, he mentioned.

One particular person was once declared introduced lifeless by way of docs, whilst any other had died right through remedy on the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital on Wednesday.

“One extra demise at LNJP Hospital was once recorded on Thursday. One fatality was once reported at Jag Pravesh Chandra Hospital on Thursday, taking the full demise toll to 38,” a senior professional mentioned.

(With inputs from PTI)

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