Delhi News Updates: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Thursday wrote a letter to Lt Governor Anil Bajaj, requesting him to allow Chhath Puja celebrations in the national capital. “Neighbouring states like Haryana, UP and Rajasthan have allowed Chhath puja celebrations with Covid-19 protocols,” the letter said.
Meanwhile, the Delhi Police is investigating the role of the Pakistan-based terror suspect held in Laxmi Nagar, in terror strikes and bombing cases in Delhi and Kashmir from 2009-2017. A senior police officer said an NIA team, which was investigating the 2011 Delhi High Court bombing case, has interrogated him to ascertain his role in the case: “Ali has identified one of the convicts in the bombing case and said he worked with him. We spoke to NIA and their officers interrogated Ali.”
A Delhi court pulled up Delhi Police officers over lack of coordination and their “confused conduct” in connection with a Northeast Delhi riots case. Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat Tuesday directed that a copy of the order be sent to Special Commissioner of Police, Division- I (Law and Order), to ensure better coordination between police officers and prosecution and for effective prosecution of riots cases.