Ramjas College violence: Police officer probing attack on journalists transferred

15 March 2017, 11:48 PM
Ramjas College violence: Police officer probing attack on journalists transferred
Ramjas College violence: Police officer probing attack on journalists transferred

The Delhi Police officer probing the alleged “high-handedness” of police personnel during the recent clashes outside Ramjas College has been transferred.

Additional DCP-I (North) Esha Pandey has been transferred to Special Police Unit for Women and Children as its DCP.

Harendra Singh, currently serving as DCP (EOW), will replace Pandey as Additional DCP-I (North). Pandey will be replacing Varsha Sharma who has been posted as DCP (EOW).

DCP (Rohini) MN Tiwari will be posted as DCP (Outer), a charge he was holding before Rohini district was created. Rishi Pal, who is posted as DCP (Outer), will replace Tiwari.

Ramjas College had witnessed large-scale violence between members of the All India Students Association (AISA) and the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) last month.

The incident occurred after an invite was sent to JNU students Umar Khalid and Shehla Rashid to address a seminar on ‘Culture of Protests’ which was withdrawn by the college authorities following opposition by the ABVP

First Published: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 10:02 PM

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