After Delhi clashes, mob targets cops in Karnataka

New Delhi, April 18 (KMS): The Delhi Police have arrested 20 persons and detained two juveniles in connection with the violence that broke out during a Hanuman Jayanti procession in the Jahangirpuri area of New Delhi, while fresh communal clashes have been reported from Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

In the Jahangirpuri area, the Delhi Police also held meetings with “Aman Committees” amid heavy deployment of forces as an uneasy calm prevailed there.

Police officials said 21-year-old Aslam, who allegedly fired a bullet that hit a sub-inspector, was among those arrested. A pistol was recovered from Aslam, who is a resident of a slum in Jahangirpuri, the police said.