New Delhi: The Delhi High Court, in a midnight hearing on the intervening night of February 25 and 26, directed the Delhi Police to ensure safe passage and emergency treatment for all those injured in the riots that rocked the national capital in the last three days. Also Read - Delhi Violence: Entry And Exit of All Metro Stations Open, Trains Operating Normally

Further, the bench directed the Delhi Police to deploy all resources for carrying out the aforesaid order. Also Read - Delhi Violence: Amit Shah Reviews Situation With Police in 3rd Meeting Within 24 Hours

The Court also asked to ensure that the injured receive immediate emergency treatment. Also Read - Delhi Riots: NSA Ajit Doval Reviews Security Situation, Visits Violence-Hit Areas

Notably, the court was hearing an urgent plea which sought safe passage for the injured to medical institutions with adequate facilities. The hearing took place at the residence of Justice S Murlidhar.

A total of 17 people have died with nearly 200 others take injured in the violence that broke out in the national capital’s northeast area over the new Citizenship law.