Delhi violence: Court pulls up police for manner of inquiry, cites ‘complete lack of supervision’
A local court in Delhi on Monday rebuked the police for the way it has conducted the investigation in the case related to the violence that broke out in the national Capital in February 2020, reported The Indian Express. The Karkardooma district court noted a “complete lack of supervision of the investigation by the senior police officers” in the cases.
“I do not find any substance in the present petition filed by the state,” Judge Vinod Yadav said, according to the newspaper. “The investigating agency has evidently been found to be on the wrong side of law. This court has found in several cases of riots in the entire length and breadth of police stations in North-East Delhi that there was complete lack of supervision of the investigation(s) by the senior police officers of the district….
The court rejected the Delhi Police’s review plea filed against a metropolitan magistrate’s order on registration of separate first information reports based on the complaints from the respondent, Nishar Ahmed, reported Live Law….