HC Grants Judicial Commission Time till May 29 to Complete Probe on Lawyers-Police Clash

The Delhi High Court Monday gave time till May 29 to its judicial inquiry fee, set up to probe the clashamonglegal professionals and police on November 2 at Tis Hazari courtcomplicatedhere, to complete investigation. The order with the aid of a bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar came on a letter despatched to the excessivecourt docketthrough the fee, headed with the aid of Justice (retired) S P Garg, in search ofgreater time for the purpose that it have become operational best on November 15 as the Delhi authorities had provided it with the essential infrastructure by means of November 14.

Since November 15, it has examinedfifty five witnesses and 104 greaterstay to be tested and there’s a possibility that the range of witnesses may work up because the probe continues, the fee has said in its letter. While granting the commission time till May 29, the bench alsoindexed on that date an application moved by way of the Bar Council of Delhi (BCD) urging the courtto ask the commission to conduct a through inquiry into the protest with the aid ofpolice officers at ITO right here on November five. Alternatively, BCD has additionally sought directions to the Centre to perform a time sure probe into the demonstration by the cops.

The lawyers’ frame has claimed in its plea that the law enforcement officials, in the course of their protest, shouted slogans, uttered abusive language and threatened legal professionals with dire consequences. In remarkable protests by using the Delhi Police, hundreds of its personnel had laid siege outdoor its headquarters for 11 hours on November five and staged a digitalrebellion sparked via two attacks on their colleagues by the lawyers The highcourtroom declined to difficultybe aware or passsome other order at theutility.

On November 2, a parking dispute between an on-responsibility policeman and a attorneytriggered the conflictamongthe 2aspects at the courtcomplicated, leaving over 20 police personnel and numerous advocates injured. The excessivecourtby means ofmanner of an meantime order has includedattorneys from any action in connection with FIRs lodged in relation to the November 2 incident, till the judicial probe is going on. Similar order for protection was surpassed in favour of two copsagainst whom FIRs have been lodged in relation to the incident.

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