A teary-eyed faculty guard whereas recalling the horrifying 60 hours he spent trapped in a room in violence-hit northeast Delhi with out meals breaks down narrating his ordeal.
Trapped together with his household in a room within the DRP Public School in Shiv Vihar, Manoj talks concerning the assault on him by an unruly mob of 300-400 who hijacked the varsity for 60 hours since Monday night. He was caught with one other worker of the varsity, Rajkumar, and his household.
“They hijacked the whole school and we were locked in a room in the other school. Our wives and children were with us. We were trapped for 60 hours with nothing to eat,” Mr Manoj, the guard at Rajdhani Public Senior Secondary School in Shiv Vihar says. Both faculties, adjoining to one another, have been torched.
Breaking into tears whereas he remembers his torment, Mr Manoj goes on to say how the mob broken every little thing together with the gasoline cylinder leaving them with no meals for over two days. He additionally says that the kids, too, have been crushed up by the mob.
The faculty staffers spoke of the terrifying ordeal of how they broke home windows and escaped after 60-long hours. Police, he says, got here on Wednesday, two days after the varsity was hijacked. And so did the hearth tenders.
Three faculties have been torched within the space, Arun Senior Secondary School in Brijpuri was the primary adopted by DRP Public School and Rajdhani Public Senior Secondary School in Shiv Vihar.
The proprietor of the varsity, Faisal Farukh, says even after repeated calls to the police they didn’t flip up for assist.
The violence that engulfed northeast Delhi since Sunday noticed relentless violence, vandalism and arson. Unruly mobs armed with sticks, stones and weapons roamed the streets thrashing residents and torching automobiles. The Delhi police say the violence has gone down since Wednesday and that their officers are positioned in all delicate areas of the nationwide capital’s northeast. Forty two folks have died and a whole lot have been injured within the clashes over the contentious citizenship legislation that for the primary time makes faith the take a look at for citizenship of India.