Delhi Police Commissioner writes to Kejriwal seeking 'source' of Judges phone tapping allegations

04 November 2016, 10:28 AM
A file photo of a Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal (Source: Twitter/@ArvindKejriwal)
A file photo of a Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal (Source: Twitter/@ArvindKejriwal)

Commissioner of the Police, Delhi Alok Kumar Verma, has written a letter to the Delhi Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, expressing concerns over Kejriwal's allegations to have 'overheard' judges talking about their phones being 'trapped, at the 50th anniversary function of the Delhi High Court.

"Phone tapping is an extremely serious matter and is not allowed without due authorization after the following strict procedure mandated under law. Therefore, your alluding to the matter raises serious concern,'' the Delhi Commissioner wrote in his letter. 

The letter further seeks for any incidents or case of phone tapping or ''source'' where Kejriwal's allegations are based on so that action should be initiated in the regard. 

Also read: There is widespread fear that phones of judges a being tapped, Arvind Kejriwal alleges, Centre denies charges

Arvind Kejriwal at the 50th anniversary function of Delhi High Court, that took place recently, and was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Justice of India TS Thakur, has created a sensation when he claimed there is a "widespread fear" about phones of judges being tapped.

First Published: Friday, November 04, 2016 09:56 AM
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