In a shocking turn of events, Delhi Police head constable Ratan Lal, who lost his life during the clashes in northeast Delhi’s Gokalpuri, died of bullet injuries, his autopsy report confirmed.
The initial reports had claimed that Ratan Lal died of head injuries that he received during stone-pelting in the clash.
In the autopsy report, it is said that a bullet was found stuck in his body. The bullet went through his body from left shoulder up to the right shoulder, that resulted in his death.
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Alaprt from Ratan Lal, several police personnel, including Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Shahdara and Amit Sharma, were injured while trying to quell the protests.