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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Mahender Singh Manral


2013 minor gangrape case: After initial lapses, Delhi Police worked 24×7
Sun, Jan 19, 2020

In 2013, the then Commissioner of Police Neeraj Kumar had said police did not look for the child in the building, “as it was locked... No one broke the lock and the family did not express suspicion about the accused”.

From JNU to Jamia, Delhi Police chief Amulya Patnaik’s stint is marked by many storms he faced
Sun, Jan 19, 2020

Soft-spoken or unresponsive? Judicious or slow to take decisions? A yes-man or his own man? With Amulya Patnaik set to retire this month as chief of Delhi Police, a force that’s in the spotlight for its action/inaction in the Jamia and JNU cases, his stint will be marked by the many storms he faced, and weathered.

NSA in Delhi: What the L-G’s notification says, what it really means
Sat, Jan 18, 2020

Given the daily protests in the national capital against the new citizenship law, the NPR, and the proposed NRC, the order triggered apprehensions on Friday night that a crackdown was imminent. Delhi Police officers have, however, clarified that the order is routine, and is issued periodically.

CAA protests: Videographers hired by cops fail to tape those behind violence
Tue, Jan 14, 2020

The December 15 protests had spiralled into violence after a section of protesters, including both Jamia Millia Islamia students and local residents, tried to march to Parliament but were stopped by police at Mathura Road.

JNU violence: SIT probe will look at Delhi University as well, cops serve notice to 9 students
Sun, Jan 12, 2020

The SIT has so far recorded the statements of eight wardens from JNU’s Periyar and Sabarmati hostels, 13 security guards and five students. Police have also found several mobile video clips which are being scanned.

JNU violence: TV sting raises questions, gaps in Delhi Police version
Sat, Jan 11, 2020

Barely an hour after the police called a press conference to release names of suspects in the JNU violence case, the sting operation was telecast in which two first-year BA (French) students, claiming to be ABVP members, “confessed” their role in the violence.

As masked men ran riot on JNU campus, V-C told police: Be stationed at gates of JNU
Thu, Jan 09, 2020

After the V-C’s WhatsApp message, the next communication between the university and police was when Registrar Pramod Kumar handed over an official letter to them at 7.45 pm, “seeking increased presence and deployment on the premises”.

JNU violence: 23 PCR calls and hours later, Delhi Police stepped in
Wed, Jan 08, 2020

Sources said the report records events from 8 am, when 27 police personnel in plainclothes, including women, arrived for duty at the JNU Administration Block and relieved the night shift.

JNU violence: Warned mob to disperse but they ignored police, says FIR
Tue, Jan 07, 2020

Police also rejected allegations of reaching the varsity late despite several pleas from the students’ union.

Delhi Police denied it, but internal probe finds 2 of their personnel fired during Jamia protests
Sun, Jan 05, 2020

The December 15 protests had spiralled into violence after a section of protesters, including both Jamia Millia Islamia students and local residents, tried to march to Parliament but were stopped by police at Mathura Road.

Dwarka jeweller murder: Police get court nod for narco test on wife, her brother
Thu, Jan 02, 2020

On September 4, Lalit Aggarwal, owner of Satyam Jewellers, was found with his throat slit inside his bedroom.

Anti-CAA protests: To estimate damages, Delhi police move HC
Tue, Dec 31, 2019

An officer told The Indian Express that several instances of arson and riots were reported in the capital during protests against the new citizenship law: “There was extensive damage to public and private property, including public transportation, which caused huge loss to the government.”

Amit Shah’s landline ‘spoofed’ to run scam, two arrested
Sun, Dec 29, 2019

According to the police, the incident came to light when minister Ranjit Singh Chautala received a call through an app, Crazy Call, which is banned in India. Meanwhile, Ranjit Singh has denied receiving any such call.

CISF commandant planted drugs to get close to woman: Delhi Police
Wed, Dec 25, 2019

To get closer to a woman IAS officer, Ranjan Pratap Singh, a senior commandant with the CISF posted as Director in the Ministry of External Affairs’ Bureau of Security, allegedly planted 550 grams of charas inside the car of her husband.

From Jaipur to Noida to Jama Masjid: How Chandrashekhar Azad evaded cops
Sun, Dec 22, 2019

During questioning, Azad revealed he came from Jaipur on Thursday and was staying in Noida. When he started receiving calls from the police, he switched off his phone. Later, the police approached his advocate, who said his client had made up his mind to turn up at Jama Masjid.

Delhi CAA protests: How late-night meeting with NSA and top cops set the strategy for Thursday
Fri, Dec 20, 2019

“Intelligence agencies had received inputs that some people from Haryana’s Mewat would be coming to Delhi in large numbers and could create trouble on the law and order front,” a senior officer from Delhi Police’s intelligence wing told The Indian Express.

Jamia violence: Two protesters wounded, police probe bullet injury claims
Tue, Dec 17, 2019

Delhi Police have officially denied that they “fired bullets at any student”, and said that they would investigate the matter.

Day before police barged into Jamia: Police had input Sunday’s march could go out of hand
Tue, Dec 17, 2019

An officer in the Special Branch told The Indian Express they had sent an advisory to the South East district informing them about the protest.

Carry out review of crisis teams, police chief tells DCPs
Sun, Dec 15, 2019

The tempo driver had allegedly brandished a sword, injuring an assistant sub-inspector. The violence, caught on camera, broke out after the tempo bumped into a police van.

Jamia protests: How Delhi Police strategy to keep protesters in check went for a toss
Sat, Dec 14, 2019

A senior police officer said this may have been a miscalculation by local district police. Initially, there were just 200 police personnel from the district and one extra company.