Aam Aadmi Party councillor Tahir Hussain was suspended from the primary membership of the party in connection with the death of Intelligence Bureau officer Ankit Sharma during the violence in Delhi. The Delhi Police have filed a case of murder and kidnapping against Hussain.
At least 38 people were killed due to large-scale mob violence – mainly targeted at Muslims – in parts of North East Delhi. Security personnel conducted flag marches in violence-hit areas on Thursday night.
Prohibitory orders under Section 144, barring a gathering of more than four people, is expected to be revoked for 10 hours on Friday.