Attacks on Northeast people: Delhi HC asks 8 N-E states to depute officers to help Delhi police

The court directed Delhi government to complete purchase of forensic equipment in six months.

New Delhi | Published:February 12, 2014 3:56 pm

Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to police forces of eight North East states to depute officers to Delhi Police.

The court said, “If this country is to survive and be at peace, each of us has to contribute. Today when boundaries between countries are disappearing its unfortunate that some sections of society are dividing states.”

The HC also directed the trial courts to expedite trial of alleged racial attack cases. It directed the Delhi government to complete purchase of forensic equipment in six months, and police to conduct recruitment drive in northeastern states.

On Tuesday, the Delhi High Court had asked the Home Ministry to consider changing the existing SC/ST Act or introducing a new law to allow provisions for deterrence against alleged “racial attacks” on people from Northeast states.

The National Capital has witnessed a rise in the attacks on people from Northeast including the death of Nido Taniam, a student from Arunachal Pradesh, rape of a Manipuri girl, assault on three Manipuri youths.

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    Umesh
    Feb 13, 2014 at 1:15 pm
    its is very sad for our NE family;s to send their children to delhi to study and worry about their safety...... the culprs should be sent to NE to be tried , lets play fair game
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      Umesh
      Feb 13, 2014 at 1:15 pm
      its is very sad for our NE family;s to send their children to delhi to study and worry about their safety...... the culprs should be sent to NE to be tried , lets play fair game
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        Rahul
        Feb 12, 2014 at 11:17 am
        People of other states living in Delhi are equally the citizens of Delhi as the delhiites. We have a cosmopolitan society and Delhi has been a point of convergence for all Indians. The recent killing if Nido has been a tragic and sad thing. A secular society is what we need. Many times political parties also play a role in inciting such violence. Communal and regional clashes take place with communal parties support. So shun such parties for the peace of country's sake.
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          Rahul
          Feb 12, 2014 at 11:17 am
          People of other states living in Delhi are equally the citizens of Delhi as the delhiites. We have a cosmopolitan society and Delhi has been a point of convergence for all Indians. The recent killing if Nido has been a tragic and sad thing. A secular society is what we need. Many times political parties also play a role in inciting such violence. Communal and regional clashes take place with communal parties support. So shun such parties for the peace of country's sake.
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            piyushvardhan
            Feb 12, 2014 at 12:18 pm
            we have become insensitive to our own kind. We ourselves dividing our country and just want to achieve high GDP and superpower status !!!
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