POLICE STATION ASHOK VIHAR
S.H.O. : INSPECTOR
Station covers a very wide area with mixed population of the well
to do as Jhuggi-dwellers. It
has an industrial area under it with a lot of labour population.
persons (7 Sikhs and 3 non-Sikhs) were killed in this Police Station.
of violence in this Police Station started mainly on the morning of 1.11.84.
There were attacks on Gurudwaras and the houses of Sikhs at various
places and messages in this regard were being received on wireless almost
continuously. The serious
incidents, according to the police records, were the burning of Gurudwara
Phase I Ashok Vihar, Deep Cinema, Shopping Complex in Wazirpur Industrial
Area and Nimri Colony. The
last serious incident in this Police Station occurred in the Industrial
Area on 3.11.84.
No. 502 – was registered on 1.11.84 at 1.35 PM. On a telephonic information
from Mukhtiar Singh Pradhan from Wazirpur Industrial Area regarding
an attack by a mob on a factory.
The mob was stated to have been armed with lathis etc. and
indulging in arson. Two
Sikhs were also stated to have been beaten with lathis and fell to
the ground. On receipt
of this information, force was sent to the spot.
The factory is stated to have been burnt and the mob started
running away on seeing the police.
Twelve of the miscreants were arrested on the spot along with
lathis and iron rods.
FIR No. 503 – was registered on 1.11.84 at 4.20 PM.
This FIR covers a number of incidents at various places.
Infect, it names specific places where rioting was alleged
to have taken place. According
to the FIR, the mob was finally encircled near Wazirpur Gurudwara
and 14 of the miscreants arrested along with lathis and other weapons.
No. 505 – This case was registered on 3.11.84 at 1.20 PM on the report
of SI Jagdish Prasad Soni and pertains to incidents of arson in the
Industrial Area. The
SHO is stated to have reached the spot and fired 4 rounds from his
revolver. After lathi
charge, the crowd is stated to have been controlled and miscreants
were arrested on the spot along with lathis and iron rods.
One dead body was also found and one injured person was sent
to Hindu Rao Hospital.