Tis Hazari Court violence, Delhi Police protest LIVE: Cops call-off strike after day-long stir outside police headquarters

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Updated:Nov 05, 2019 7:44:53 pm

Delhi Police protest LIVE UPDATES: Thousands of police personnel today gathered outside the police headquarters to protest the assault on cops following a clash with lawyers at Tis Hazari Court Complex last Saturday.

Police personnel gather outside the police headquarters ITO to protest the assault on policemen following clashes with lawyers at Tis Hazari on Saturday.

Delhi Police protest LIVE: The Delhi Police personnel have called-off their protest after day-long stir outside the police headquarter at ITO. They were protesting the assault on cops by lawyers at Saket and Tis Hazari Court Complex. Earlier in the day, Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik urged the protesting cops to maintain peace and resume work. He said that an FIR has been registered in the incidents in which police personnel were assaulted. “We are addressing the anger (of police personnel) caused by these incidents. Discussions are underway, senior officials are addressing all the concerns,” the commissioner said.

Hundreds of police personnel had gathered outside the police headquarters to protest the assault on cops following a clash with lawyers at Tis Hazari Court Complex on Saturday. At least 20 police personnel and several lawyers were injured in the clash and many vehicles were set on fire during following the fight between police and lawyers. Days after the incident, a police constable was beaten up by lawyers outside the Saket Court. This triggered a massive protest by policemen who demanded action against those involved in the attack.

 

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Tis Hazari Court violence, Delhi police protest LIVE UPDATES

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    19:38 (IST)05 Nov 2019
    Delhi police call-off protests after day-long strike

    Delhi police cops have called-off protests after day-long strike outside the police headquarters at ITO.  The top police brass has promised to fulfil the demands of protesting personnel.  

    18:34 (IST)05 Nov 2019
    Delhi Police announces Rs 25,000 compensation to injured cops

    Special Commissioner of Police RS Krishnia says that all the policemen who were injured in Tis Hazari clash will be given a compensation of at least Rs 25,000 by Delhi Police. "I request all of you to please return to your duty points," he said.

    18:30 (IST)05 Nov 2019
    L-G orders compensation to injured officers of Delhi Police

    Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal says that best possible treatment will be ensured for injured advocates and police personnel. "Suitable ex-gratia compensation to be given to the injured officers of Delhi Police as well," he said. The L-G has also advised Commissioner of Police that senior officers should visit the injured policemen to boost their morale and comfort their families. 

    18:02 (IST)05 Nov 2019
    Family members of Delhi Police personnel lit candles at India Gate

    Delhi: Family members of Delhi Police personnel lit candles at India Gate. The thousands of Delhi cops are protesting against the clash that broke out between police and lawyers at Tis Hazari Court on Saturday. 

    17:59 (IST)05 Nov 2019
    No departmental action against protesting cops: Joint CP Devesh Srivastava

    Joint Commissioner of Police Devesh Srivastava  (Southern Range) says that all the demands of protesting cops will be accepted. "FIRs have been registered in connection with Saket and Tis Hazari Court incidents. No departmental action will be taken against those who are protesting," he said. 

    17:45 (IST)05 Nov 2019
    IAS Association condemns assault on Delhi cops

    IAS Association has condemned the attack on Delhi Police personnel by lawyers.  "We strongly condemn the cowardly action perpetrated against the police personnel at Tis Hazari Court. We stand by our colleagues in their time of distress and hope the culprits are brought to justice soon," it said.

    17:43 (IST)05 Nov 2019
    TN Police Service extends support to Delhi Police

    After Bihar, Tamil Nadu Indian Police Service Association has condemned the recent incident of violence against the policemen on duty in Tis Hazari Court in Delhi on Saturday.

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    17:30 (IST)05 Nov 2019
    MHA files plea in HC seeking clarity on Tis Hazari order

    The Ministry of Home Affairs has filed a plea in the High Court seeking clarity on Tis Hazari order. The matter is posted for tomorrow (Wednesday). The MHA has also sought free hand in dealing with cases against lawyers other than Tis Hazari violence.

    17:19 (IST)05 Nov 2019
    Delhi Police protest LIVE: Families of cops march to India Gate in protest

    Family members of Delhi Police personnel hold a protest at India Gate against the clash that broke out between police and lawyers at Tis Hazari Court on Saturday. Thousands of cops today gathered outside the Police headquarters at ITO and demanded strict action against those lawyers indulged in vandalism.

    Delhi: Family members of Delhi police personnel hold protest at India Gate against the clash that broke out between police & lawyers at Tis Hazari Court on 2nd November. pic.twitter.com/bJA4Z42bi2

    17:15 (IST)05 Nov 2019
    Joint CP Rajesh Khurana urges cops to resume work

    Joint CP Rajesh Khurana: We are the one who enforces the law and we have to continue with our work. We spend double the time in the field, at police stations, doing our duty than what we spend with our families. There is no festival that we celebrate with our families, at our home.

    17:04 (IST)05 Nov 2019
    Bihar Police Association backs Delhi Police

    Bihar Police Association says that it stands in support with each personnel of Delhi Police who was beaten up. "We ask for an investigation into the incident. Police and lawyers both know the law, and no one should have taken the law into their hands," it said.

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    16:59 (IST)05 Nov 2019

    Delhi Police personnel raise slogans that they want their Commissioner of Police as someone like Kiran Bedi. The personnel hold placards with a picture of former Delhi Special Commissioner of Police Kiran Bedi that reads 'We need you'. Thousands of cops have gathered outside the police headquarters at ITO to protest against the attack by lawyers days after the clash at Tis Hazari Court Complex — the same place where Kiran Bedi as DCP had ordered lathi-charge on lawyers in 1988. 

    16:02 (IST)05 Nov 2019
    What are protesting policemen demanding?

    Protesting cops have demanded the reinstatement of suspended police officials, compensation to injured police personnel, strict action against lawyers, appeal against High Court order in the Supreme Court.  

    15:52 (IST)05 Nov 2019
    Bar Council directs bodies to identify lawyers indulging in hooliganism

    The Bar Council of India has asked various bar bodies to identify lawyers indulging in hooliganism. BCI Chairman Manan Kumar Mishra said that sparing such "rowdy elements" is tarnishing the image of the institution and it is the inaction of bar bodies that encourage these lawyers. He said that the incidents of beating policemen on a bike by some of Saket lawyers and assault of an auto driver are most unfortunate and Bar Council of India was not going to tolerate it.

    15:09 (IST)05 Nov 2019
    Delhi Police cops protest outside Headquarters at ITO

    Delhi Police personnel hold placard with a picture of former Delhi Special Commissioner of Police, Kiran Bedi that reads 'We need you', outside the Police Head Quarters at ITO. They are protesting against the clash that broke out between police and lawyers at Tis Hazari Court on Saturday. Personnel also raises slogans of 'Humara CP (Commissioner of Police) kaisa ho, Kiran Bedi jaisa ho' outside the Police Head Quarters.

    15:06 (IST)05 Nov 2019
    Two FIRs registered in Saket District Court case

    Delhi Police have registered two FIRs in connection with violence outside Saket District Court on Monday. One FIR filed on the complaint given by the police officer who was thrashed by a lawyer and another on the complaint of a taxi driver who was hit with a steel rod.

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