New Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday expressed his concern over violent incidents in parts of North East Delhi and appealed the people to maintain peace and remain calm.
"Everyone who has been affected or the people who died were also from among us, were one of us. Today some people are being affected tomorrow others will be. Please shun violence," Mr Kejriwal appealed to the public.
"Am v worried abt prevailing situation in certain parts of Del. All of us together shud make all efforts to restore peace in our city. I again urge everyone to shun violence Am meeting all MLAs (of all parties) of affected areas along wid senior officials in a while," he said in a tweet.
"Delhi Police, hospitals and Delhi Fire Service has been given appropriate instructions to bring the situation under control," the Chief Minister said.
Fresh incidents of stone-pelting were reported in North East Delhi’s Maujpur and Brahmpuri area here this morning as the death toll from Monday’s violence rose to five.
A Police head constable was killed and a deputy commissioner of police injured among others as clashes over Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) broke out in Jaffrabad and Maujpur in the National Capital on Monday.