According to the report submitted by the police, sub inspector Sunil Kumar along with force from Parliament Street Police Station reached at BJP headquarters and found that around 50 AAP activists had assembled. (Agencies)
He tried to persuade the protestors to go back but the crowd continued shouting slogans and in a short duration, the number of AAP protestors swelled to 150-200, the report said.
Following this, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Parliament street Anyesh Roy reached the spot with extra force but till that time the protestors had started climbing the wall and the main gate and tore off the hoardings outside.
"The assembly was declared unlawful on the PA system and they were asked to disperse but the crowd continued to indulge into riotous acts and stone pelting," the report stated.
With no alternative left, police had to resort to using water cannons to disperse the crowd.
"The crowd further got aggressive and broke the glass panes of the vehicles, tore off the seats, broke the nozzle of the water after mounting over it. Further, the unruly mob regrouped and moved towards the main gate of the BJP headquarters and started throwing sticks, stones upon few BJP workers assembled inside," the report said.
In the melee, the cars parked outside also got damaged.
With reinforcement, including senior officers of New Delhi District, the crowd was ultimately controlled.
According to the report, four policemen, 16 AAP workers, nine BJP workers and one media person suffered injuries during the scuffle and were taken to the Ram Manohar Lohia hospital.
In connection with this incident, 14 protestors were arrested and FIR was registered on charges of rioting, assaulting or obstructing public servant from discharging his duty and on charges of causing damage to property.
According to the report submitted by the police, sub inspector Sunil Kumar along with force from Parliament Street Police Station reached at BJP headquarters and found that around 50 AAP activists had assembled.