Fresh violence in parts of northeast Delhi

New Delhi: There was fresh violence in parts of northeast Delhi today with mobs vandalising shuttered shops and pelting stones.

The area continued to remain tense, a day after violence over the amended citizenship law claimed seven lives, including that of a head constable.

Meanwhile the Supreme Court today agreed to hear an application filed by former Chief information Commissioner Wajahat Habibullah and others seeking lodging of FIRs with regard to the recent violence in Delhi over the amended citizenship law.

The application was mentioned for urgent listing before a bench of justices S K Kaul and K M Joseph.The bench agreed to hear the matter on Wednesday.

In the application, Habibullah, Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad and social activist Bahadur Abbas Naqvi have also sought direction to authorities to ensure safety of women sitting on protest against the CAA at Shaheen Bagh and other places in the national capital.