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FIR against those involved in attack on news channel’s team at Shaheen Bagh

The incident is of Friday, when a news channel team along with a journalist, who had gone to cover the ongoing protest at Shaheen Bagh area was allegedly heckled by a group of protesters, police told.

SNS | New Delhi |

An FIR was registered against those involved in the attack on a news channel team at Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh area on Saturday.

South East District DCP Chinmay Biswal confirmed the registration of the case and told that the investigation has begun into the matter.

The incident is of Friday, when a news channel team along with a journalist, who had gone to cover the ongoing protest at Shaheen Bagh area was allegedly heckled by a group of protesters, police told.

“The FIR has been lodged in the Shaheen Bagh police station on the statement of Deepak Chaurasia. The complainant said the attackers also broke a camera and assaulted and abused members of the news channel’s team,” Biswal said.

“Since the registration of the case, efforts are on to nab the accused. Some special information has also been obtained,” he added.

After the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act came in force, nationwide protests erupted against the Act.

Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh area has been witnessing the protest against the Act for more than a month.