The Bar Council termed the ‘brutal police action’ past tolerance and demanded stern action in opposition to erring police
Updated:November 2, 2019, 10:33 PM IST
A police automobile that became burnt down right through clashes between lawyers and police at Tis Hazari Court on Saturday. (PTI)
Modern Delhi: Lawyers’ bodies led by the Bar Council of India (BCI) on Saturday condemned the alleged police action right through a clash at Tis Hazari Court advanced right here through which a minimal of 10 police personnel and loads of different lawyers had been injured.
The apex physique termed the “brutal police action” past tolerance and demanded stern action in opposition to erring policemen. The Bar associations beget made up our minds to boycott work on Monday all over all district courts in Delhi.
The clash between lawyers and police broke out on Saturday afternoon right through which 17 autos had been moreover vandalised, officials and eyewitnesses said. The BCI has demanded fast arrest and suspension of the police officials who had allegedly fired on the lawyers.
Following the incident, around 200 lawyers protested on the Karkardooma District Court advanced, traumatic action in opposition to those guilty. A minor scuffle broke out between lawyers and the police personnel fresh there, a lawyer privy to the topic said.
BCI Chairman Manan Kumar Mishra requested Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal and the police commissioner to straight away hotel an FIR and arrest the guilty policemen. “The brutal action of the police in Tis Hazari Court in opposition to advocates is fully past tolerance of the Bar. We query from the larger police officials of Delhi Police to straight away arrest the culprits and set up them below suspension, failing which the problem will rush past the assist an eye on of the executive,” Mishra said in an announcement.
Bar Council of Delhi chairman KC Mittal called the incident a “high-handedness” of the police. “We strongly condemn the brutal and unprovoked assault on lawyers by police at Tis Hazari Court. One lawyer is indispensable. A younger lawyer became beaten in lockup, a high-handedness of the police. They wants to be brushed aside and prosecuted. We stand with Delhi lawyers,” he said.
Tis Hazari Bar Affiliation Secretary Jaiveer Singh Chauhan alleged that the police manhandled the lawyers. Chauhan told PTI that a lawyer’s automobile allegedly hit a police prison van, following which an argument broke out between him and the police.
“He became then taken internal a lockup and beaten up badly. The SHO came but became no longer allowed internal. The district judges of the central and west district, along with six other judges, went there but had been unable to let the lawyer out,” Chauhan alleged.
He further claimed that after about 20 minutes, the police fired four rounds of bullets while the judges had been leaving the placement. He claimed that regarded as one of the most lawyers, Ranjeet Singh Malik, who became protesting initiate air along with others, suffered a bullet ruin.
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