Verma (58) succeeded B S Bassi, who was at loggerheads with the AAP government on a range of issues in the last one year, to become the 20th police commissioner of the force with a strength of over 80,000 personnel.
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Reacting over the arrest of former Delhi University lecturer SAR Geelani, Congress leader P.C. Chacko said the police cannot act in disproportionate manner. He added that before arresting the lecturer, police should assure whether he was involved in the incident or not. He further said that the police should not proceed without clear evidence as the action was taken in a hurry. Meanwhile, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nalin Kohli said any issue that involves violence is not right and should be seen by the court of law. He added that the incident happened on Monday evening should be investigated thoroughly as this was already said by the Delhi police commissioner.
New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) spokesperson Ashutosh on Tuesday alleged that Delhi police Commissioner BS Bassi has been planting fake news through papers in connection with the ink attack on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Ashutosh added that Bassi should disclose the name of the police personnel, who was asked to get off the stage. He further accused Delhi Commissioner for compromising the security of Delhi CM by disclosing minor details of security in public.