News By/Courtesy: Ishita | 02 Mar 2020 21:31pm IST


  • Police probe on
  • Bodies can't be identified
  • Injured recovering in hospital

New Delhi: Police on Sunday found three more bodies from drains in north-east Delhi- one from Shiv Vihar and two from Gokapuri. Police said that they are identifying that  if the three were riot victims, who were murdered and their bodies thrown in the drain. All of them could not be identified. Delhi Police spokesperson, Anil Mittal said that the autopsy will reveal if the three have died in the riots or were murdered somewhere else. Police have found 6 dead bodies in the drains that pass through different parts of the riot- hit- North East Delhi.  All of them were found to be killed during the riots. One of those bodies was of Ankit Sharma, who worked with the Intelligence Bureau. The Delhi Police have hired divers and local swimmers to check the drains for the dead bodies. 

Meanwhile on Sunday Delhi minister and legislator from Babarpur, one of the riot-hit areas in North-East Delhi, Gopal Rai visited Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital on Sunday and said that the government will begin the process of releasing the compensation to the affected families based on their hospital admission records since many of them have lost their documents in the fires. "Several people, admitted in the GTB Hospital, have lost their Aadhaar cards as their houses were burnt during the violence. These pople are being given compensation on the basis of their admit card number given by the Hospital. Sub- Divisioinal Magistrate has reached GTB Hospital to  oversee the disbursal of compensation. 40 injured were recovering in the GTB hospital as of Sunday, the mortuary of the hospital has 1 body which has been charred and  3 more bodies which are yet to be identified. Two dead bodies were recovered from a drain near Ganga Vihar Bridge on Sunday. The government has announced to give compensation to the affected victims families.

Section Editor: Kajal Jain | 05 Mar 2020 11:15am IST

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