Washington: In the US, the FBI launched an investigation into more than 160 cases against rioters in Capitol Hill on January 6, saying it was just the beginning. 'Field Office Assistant Director-in-charge' Steven M. D'Antuno of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Washington, told a press conference that the agency arrested and charged people who attacked the Capitol (Parliament House) last week The United States Attorney's Office and is working closely with its law enforcement partners to frame the charges.
He said, "In six days, we have opened more than 160 case files and this is just the beginning." He said that the FBI has received more than one lakh materials of 'digital media' which are related to the attack on the capital. D'Antuno said the agency would reach every single person who attacked the acapital. He said, "But before we do that, you have a chance to come out on your own, as some people have done on Wednesday."
Significantly, US President Donald Trump has not accepted his defeat in the election and he has been making uncontested claims of fraud in the election held on November 3. Amidst his claims, Trump's supporters stormed into the Capitol Building (US Parliament House) and carried out violence, killing one Capitol Police officer and four others.