The bench had earlier observed that traffic congestion was a major source of air pollution in the capital.
A month after a Delhi Police constable allegedly got drunk and lost his pistol, it turned up in a shooting incident in Seelampur.
Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel Monday ‘invited’ Special Commissioner (Law & Order) Deepak Mishra to his office after several MLAs complained about being delayed by protests blocking the roads on October 20.
Long working hours, gruelling tasks and a severe staff shortage has prompted many officials of the Delhi Police to improvise and come up with alternative ways, or jugaad, to get their work done.
Our force is an established institution and it has proved itself several times, especially during times of crisis. Maybe there is more work at times and in certain cases, fatigue might be an issue, said Mishra.
Apart from investigating crime cases, the officers have to juggle myriad duties, from attending court hearings to handling law and order situations.
In one of the proposals, police had requested that the crime investigation unit be separated from law and order duties. It had been sent to the MHA in 2005.
A special CBI court has pulled up the investigation agency for falsely implicating a Delhi police sub-inspector (SI) with a trap operation in 2011 while looking into charges of bribery.
Sources said during questioning, Rajesh, who hails from Haryana’s Bhiwani district, said moneylenders were pressuring him to return their money.
Upset over his death, his wife allegedly attempted suicide minutes later by jumping off the balcony of their fourth floor residence in Noida Sector 100.
Currently, 15 Special CPs — including three Special Commissioner of Police (DG Scale) — are working with the Delhi Police.
Two ICAR officials and three others from its commercial wing, Agrinnovate India Ltd (AIL), moved a sessions court for anticipatory bail after police registered an FIR on a complaint filed by Delhi-based Arsh Biotech Pvt Limited, which got the licence.
In a letter to Delhi Home Minister, SP Deepak Mishra blamed poor “infrastructure”, “unemployment”, and “transgression” by government officials as reasons for aggressive behavior and crime in Delhi.
Sources said the special investigation team (SIT) which is probing Sunanda’s death will approach the AIIMS medical board to analyse the viscera report. Following this, sources said, a further probe would be conducted .
Currently, the number of women personnel allotted to PCR vans is just 60.