The court directed the DCP concerned to hold an enquiry in light of observations made in this judgment, fix responsibility of erring police official(s) and file an action taken report within six months. Police are yet to begin the enquiry, it is learnt.
The woman accused in this case is the same person who, in April, had levelled allegations of sexual harassment against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi. An in-house inquiry committee of the Supreme Court had in May given the CJI a clean chit, concluding it “found no substance” in the woman employee’s allegations of sexual harassment.
Police said Pallav Saharia, a doctor, lived with his family in the GTB staff quarters in Shahdara where the incident took place around 10 am. Inquest proceedings are being conducted under CrPC section 174 (unnatural death).
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI) Rajan Bhagat, public relations officer of the Delhi Police, said Kanhaiya Kumar who has been booked on sedition charges, have been taken on one-day remand by the Delhi police for further investigation in the JNU unrest. He added that that Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, who are also facing the charges of sedition, will be confronted on Friday for investigation. He further said necessary action must be taken against the accused.
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, who are facing sedition charges for allegedly raising anti-national slogans, surrendered before the Delhi Police last night. Following a medical check-up, the two were interrogated on Wednesday for around five hours and will be presented before the magistrate later in the day. Khalid and Bhattacharya are among the five students who, along with JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar, had allegedly shouted anti-national slogans at an event organised in the university campus on February 9.
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Talking about the ongoing JNU row, Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Tuesday said the circumstances have changed and "seditious" speeches had been delivered. Bassi said that he was confident of Delhi Police's tactics being used to investigate the matter are dynamic.
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing of JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar's bail plea, seeking status report from the Delhi Police prosecutor. Divulging details on the matter, special public prosecutor of Delhi Police Shailendra Babbar said there are certain facts that they want to submit to the court and therefore a day's time has been granted. He added that there are enough evidence to prove Kanhaiya guilty.
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Delhi police arrested controversial BJP legislator O.P. Sharma, on Thursday in connection with an assault case on Monday, but the former was later released on bail. Speaking to the media after getting bail, Sharma dubbed his arrest as an ‘embarrassment’, saying the one who one took action against traitors was getting punished.
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA, OP Sharma, was summoned by the Delhi Police on Thursday. Before being summoned, he said he respects the law and will cooperate with the police during the investigation.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): The Delhi Police on Wednesday detained protesting National Students Union of India (NSUI) workers for shouting anti-BJP slogans. They also torched BJP flags and an effigy representing the ruling party. One of the protestors criticised the Centre for punishing the innocents and allowing the guilty to escape punitive action.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Delhi Commissioner of police BS Bassi on Wednesday said the Delhi Police has enough evidence against Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar. He added that as per their investigation some outsiders were also involved in the chanting of ‘anti-national’ slogans on the Jawaharlal Nehru University campus.
New Delhi Feb 17 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Delhi Police to beef up security in and around Patiala House court, which will take up the case against Jawaharlal Nehru University student union president Kanhaiya Kumar, today. The Supreme Court has restricted the number of people inside Patiala House Court to the arguing counsel, two professors and five media people.
New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): Father of Divyansh, who was found dead in a septic tank of Ryan International School, said he is disappointed with the approach of Delhi Police towards the investigation. He added that the Delhi Police is investigating the case as a “mishappening” and not murder. He further said that he has complete faith in the Indian judicial system.