New Delhi: Tons of of Delhi Police personnel on Tuesday staged an unprecedented protest in opposition to the assault on their colleagues by legal professionals on the Tis Hazari court docket on Saturday. Whereas it has been a measured response by the person who’s heading the police drive of Delhi, loud voices of dissent reverberated the PHQ at ITO.
Delhi Police chief Amulya Patnaik assured of a “fair probe”, calling it “testing time for us”. However most significantly, he requested them to finish stir and be a part of again work.
Because the policemen, carrying placards, raised slogans for hours outdoors the Police Headquarters at ITO, Patnaik lastly stepped out and informed them that it was “testing times for us”. He urged the policemen to affix again their duties and keep peace.
Giving a pep discuss and reminding the drive of their “duty”, Patnaik stated, “We have to behave like a disciplined force. The government and the people expect us to uphold the law, it is our big responsibility. I urge you to resume duty.”
However these phrases of recommendation didn’t lower a lot ice with the protest refusing to finish.
A transparent divide between the Seniors and Junior erupted with the numerous protesting policemen alleging that the highest officers failed to face by them at the same time as they had been thrashed by legal professionals.
“If you beat up a cop in uniform, it’s not the person who is beaten up but the uniform that is humiliated. This will only ensure breakdown of law and order,” stated a protesting police officer to media.
The overwhelming feeling from the unprecedented protest that’s refusing to die down is the Police Commissioner’s phrase of consolation was “too little, too late”.
One policeman went forward and demanded a good play from the courts as properly, “Did only lawyers who were thrashed who were admitted to AIIMS. We want the court to hear us out as well.”
A minor argument between a lawyer and a few policemen over parking on the Tis Hazari court docket complicated on Saturday flared up, resulting in violence and arson. A lawyer was left with a bullet damage.
“Twenty policemen, including one Additional DCP and two SHOs, sustained injuries. Eight advocates were also hurt. 12 motorcycles, one police QRT gypsy and eight jail vans were damaged,” the police had claimed.
As Patnaik left the venue, the variety of protestors solely grew with minute. Many relations and their children too got here to the venue sporting black band, as a mark of protest.
“Whatever is happening to cops should not have happened. It’s a fight for justice, it’s a fight for dignity”, stated a woman who recognized herself as a member of the family of a porotesting cop.
The Delhi Police on Tuesday submitted a report back to the Ministry of House Affairs on the violence at Tis Hazari court docket premises. The Ministry, which instantly controls Delhi Police, had sought the report from the Delhi Police only a day after the violent clashes.
A five-minute audio tape of a policeman, who was severely injured in Saturday’s violent clashes at Tis Hazari courts, has revealed that the woman Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) current on the spot was allegedly abused and roughed up by the legal professionals and a determined try was made to grab away her PSO’s service revolver.
Whereas the PSO (Private Safety Officer known as ‘Operator’ in Delhi police) was thrashed with iron chains and lay unconscious on the ground, the woman DCP, Monika Bhardwaj, broke down on Sunday and wept for fairly a while, the audio clip revealed.
Dependable sources informed IANS that the audio clip is a part of a recorded phone dialog between the injured PSO of the woman DCP and certainly one of her workplace workers. The PSO disclosed over cellphone to IANS how the assault resulted in a fracture in his shoulder and accidents in ribs and fingers.
However as males in khaki got here to streets and the regulation enforcers demanded ‘justice’ and ‘human rights’, the feelings had been uncooked. However the optics of it has left the nation shocked.