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Delhi riots: Police file chargesheet against 410 people

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NEW DELHI: Delhi police have chargesheeted 410 people in 78 cases in connection with the communal violence in northeast Delhi in February, officials said Saturday.\n\nCommunal violence had broken out in northeast Delhi on February 24 after citizenship law supporters and protesters clashed with each other in the area, leaving 53 people dead.\n\nFollowing the violence, the body of Intelligence Bureau staffer Ankit Sharma (26) was found in a drain in Chand Bagh, where he lived.\n\nPolice arrested Aam Aadmi Party leader Tahir Hussain in the case.\n\nIn the chargesheet, police has said there was a deep-rooted conspiracy behind the riots and Sharma was targeted by a mob led by Hussain.\n\nDelhi police head constable Ratan Lal was also killed during the clashes.\n\nHe was attached to the office of the Assistant Commissioner of Police, Gokulpuri.\n\nSource: Press Trust of India

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