Delhi Police Protest: Special CP Issues Fresh Appeal, Says Injured Cops To Be Given Rs 25,000 Ex Gratia

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 05 November 2019, 07:32 PM
Special Commissioner of Delhi Police (Crime) Satish Golcha urged protesting policemen to end stir.
Special Commissioner of Delhi Police (Crime) Satish Golcha urged protesting policemen to end stir. (Photo Credit : ANI/Twitter )

In a fresh appeal, Special Commissioner of Delhi Police (Crime) Satish Golcha urged protesting policemen to end stir and resume duty, while assuring them a review petition will be filed against the Delhi High Court order in connection with a clash between cops and lawyers at the Tis Hazari Courts Complex.

Addressing the protesting policemen, Golcha said the injured policemen will get an ex-gratia of at least Rs 25,000. He urged policemen to end stir and resume duties.

The Union Home Ministry is also closely monitoring the situation in Delhi. The Centre has received a report from the Delhi Police on Saturday's clash in which at least 20 security personnel and several advocates were injured.

"We are closely monitoring the situation in Delhi. A judicial inquiry has been ordered. Let us wait for the outcome of the inquiry," the official said.

The inquiry was ordered by the Delhi High Court on Sunday and the report has to be submitted within six weeks.

The factual report of Delhi Police was submitted incorporating the details of the Tis Hazari court incident. It is a factual report in which Delhi Police has given details of the circumstances leading to Saturday's incident and the action taken after it, a Home Ministry official said.

However, the report does not cover what happened after Saturday, including an incident on Monday in which a group of lawyers assaulted a policeman outside the Saket court, he said.

Following the incidents, hundreds of police personnel gathered in protest outside the police headquarters in New Delhi on Tuesday.

Holding placards that read "We are human in police uniforms" and "Protectors Need Protection", the protesting police personnel gathered outside the police headquarters at ITO and urged their seniors to stand with them to save the honour of the uniform.

Family members of the policemen were also joined the protesting police personnel later in the day.

Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik urged protesting police personnel to return to work and said they should 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," Patnaik told the police personnel, adding that their concerns will be addressed.

First Published: Tuesday, November 05, 2019 07:06 PM
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