New Delhi: Three youths were picked up by police from Jafrabad area of north-east Delhi tonight in connection with alleged betting racket, after which the family members of the youths and locals staged demonstration outside the police station.
Three youths – Danish, Subhan and Fazil were picked by police from Matke wali Gali in Jafrabad at around 10.30 PM.
“A police team had gone to pick up a few suspect in connection with betting racket has nabbed the three youth. We are verifying the facts,” said a senior police officer.
However, the locals claimed that Danish and Subhan were Delhi University students while Fazil worked at a motor workshop and had “nothing to do with betting”.
They also alleged the police used force as the family members staged a protest outside Jafrabad police station where the youth were detained. Police force has been deployed outside the police station as tension prevails in the area.