Chaos at Tractor Rally on Republic Day LIVE UPDATES: Delhi Police to hold a press briefing today over the incidents of violence

New Delhi: With another FIR being registered at the IP Police Station in connection with the violence which broke out during yesterday’s farmers’ tractor rally at ITO in the national capital, the total number of FIRs rose to 22, said the Delhi Police on Wednesday.

The fresh case has been registered against unknown protestors, including the farmer who died after his tractor overturned after ramming into a barricade. Delhi Police had on Tuesday released CCTV footage showing a protesting farmer dying after a tractor rammed into barricades and overturned at ITO.

According to sources in the Delhi Police, the process of filing the FIRs started last night and “over 100 Delhi Police personnel were injured during the farmers’ tractor violence at different locations in the national capital.”

LIVE UPDATES

Delhi Police to hold a press briefing today over the incidents of violence in the national capital on January 26.

More than 300 Police personnel have been injured after being attacked by agitating farmers on January 26: Delhi Police

Additional DCP Central’s operator was attacked with a sword at ITO yesterday: Delhi Police

The route from Minto Road to Connaught Place has been closed, please avoid using this route: Delhi Traffic Police

Meanwhile, heavy security has been deployed near the Red Fort where a group of protestors entered the fort and unfurled their flags from its ramparts yesterday.

Farmers broke barricades to enter Delhi and indulged in vandalism across several parts of the national capital during their Kisan tractor rally organised to protest against the Centre’s three new farm laws. Several public and private properties being damaged in acts of vandalism by the rioting mob.

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