The man who brandished a gun in Jamia Nagar, and injured one student by firing, went live on Facebook to document the incident.
Jamia attacker went live on Facebook. Announced it to the world in his posts that he is going to Attack Shaheen Bagh. Ended up attacking Jamia and shot at a student. Imagine if Delhi Police took him seriously it could have been prevented. If there was a will.. #JamiaViolence pic.twitter.com/YlCONHy0mf— Stuti (@StuteeMishra) January 30, 2020
Identified as Gopal, the man also kept posting things, which includes hinting towards an attack at Shaheen Bagh.
Terrorist Gopal, who seems to be from Uttar Pradesh, has planned this Terrorist attack well in advance and even announced it on Social Media.— Srivatsa (@srivatsayb) January 30, 2020
His Facebook account is full of hatred and threats. He has gone live on his account before the shooting at Jamia. pic.twitter.com/MnBLgzer2W
Rambhakt Gopal has been posting on Facebook about his plans. Live streaming from what I gather.— Rana Safvi رعنا राना (@iamrana) January 30, 2020
He's chanting slogans of giving azaadi to those marching.
How's he a protestor?
It's channels like you who normalize terrorists. @republic pic.twitter.com/Jf1pjSuGNK
Read the comments on his live post on fb..looks like he has an entire gang.... new “terrorist” Rambhakt Gopal!!! pic.twitter.com/o0rLOWsV6i— VW (@drVW30) January 30, 2020
He called himself the 'only Hindu' around and even said that he'd want to be wrapped in a saffron cloth if he passes away.
Meet 'Rambhakt' Gopal, the gun-wielding man who has been arrested by Delhi Police for firing who open fired at a protest rally near Jamia University in Delhi today.— Somesh Jha (@someshjha7) January 30, 2020
He was trying to live stream the whole incident. Look at the comments on his video. pic.twitter.com/ajiA8Z4XwV
Apart from this, there are several videos of him going live on Facebook while the incident happened. These videos are still present on his account and have not been removed, hours after they were uploaded.
See the Facebook profile of 'Rambhakt Gopal' he came live on Facebook before the incident at #Jamia. Just read the comments under his post. Most of the people are appreciating him & chanting Jai Shree Ram !! #ArrestAnuragThakur pic.twitter.com/P2JmgBwhqE— Irfan (@NextToSRK) January 30, 2020
Delhi Police should immediately arrest @ianuragthakur for instigating hate crime. Amit Shah should resign. This person - Rambhakt Gopal - shot at #Jamia student today. He went live on Facebook, boasting about his terrorist act while people #JamiaViolence #NathuramGodse pic.twitter.com/mYEZgaVETm— Vinay Sharma (@sharmavinay_) January 30, 2020
Earlier today, Gopal took to the streets with a gun in his hands and started firing while shouting - ye lo azaadi.
This left one student injured in the hand. He was later taken to the hospital.
#Jamia @ 1:50 PM | 30th January— CAA / NRC Protest Info. (@NrcProtest) January 30, 2020
A man with gun was walking shouting he is gonna shoot and the police did nothing, he shot towards us,
A Student has been shot on the hand and is being taken to hospital. pic.twitter.com/WkTYuhwEID