Soon after a man fired a pistol at a group of anti-CAA protesters in Delhi’s Jamia area on Thursday, #ArrestAnuragThakur was the top trending hashtag on Twitter with users asking Delhi Police to immediately arrest Anurag Thakur.
The incident left one student injured. The assailant before calmly walking away waved the firearm above his head shouting “Yeh lo aazadi” amid heavy police presence in the area, witnesses said.
The firing took place days after Anurag Thakur, Union Minister of State for Finance, urged a crowd at an election rally in Delhi to say "goli maaro" - or shoot down traitors
Here is a compilation of the tweets appealing Delhi Police to arrest Anurag Thakur for instigating people to take to violence: