Alt News spoke with one of the victims who sent us a video testimony. On his request, we are not uploading the testimony and revealing his identity. “Police had brutally thrashed the 5-6 (men). [They] broke someone’s hand, someone’s leg. My hand and leg are also broken. There are 8-10 stitches on my head. I am unable to speak. Policemen were saying do you want azaadi?” he said.
According to the victim, the incident took place near Krishna Marg bus stop in Kardam Puri locality of Shahdara at around 5:45 PM.
In conclusion, Alt News was able to independently verify that the video showing police brutality in the vicinity of Delhi’s Jafrabad was shot during violent clashes on February 24, 2020.
(This story is published in an arrangement with Alt News.)