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SHO:   Inspector Sheodeen Singh
ACP:   Shri Jagmal Singh.

Police Station Janakpuri has a few villages under its jurisdiction besides urban colonies like Janakpuri, Uttam Nagar and Vikas Puri.  One Police Post At Uttam Nagar was under the charge of S.I. Iqbal Singh.


The Delhi Administration on the basis of inquiry conducted has given a figure of 36 persons having been killed.  However, the figure should be on the higher side as according to the deponents


The police records clearly indicate that when incidents of rioting took place at Hari Nagar Bus Stop.  Two injured person’s were admitted to Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in the early hours of 1st November 1984.  Apparently, violent mobs active in Delhi Cantonment and Nangloi etc. spilled over to Janakpuri area and went on a looting and burning spree.  From early morning on 1st November 1984,riots took a very serious turn and there were incidents of arson and looting at Pankha Road and Janakpuri in C-3 Block behind Hari Nagar Bus Depot.  Many houses, shops and business establishments besides cycles and taxis were set on fire.  Violence spread to Navada Bus Stand, Virender Nagar, Janak Cinema and Gurudwara in ‘C’ Block.  Killing started on 1st November 1984 and S.S. Mota Singh School was also burnt.  Incidents of violence in this Police Station continued on 2nd and 3rd November 1984 even though extra force had been received by 1st November 1984 itself.


SHO Janakpuri has registered only one FIR attach on 31st October, 1st November, 2nd November and 3rd November 1984.  These are of general nature and describe the incidents in this Police Station in general.