Delhi HC Asks Police To Submit Report In Plea Claiming Police Brutality For Not Wearing Masks While Roaming Outside [Read Order]

first_imgNews UpdatesDelhi HC Asks Police To Submit Report In Plea Claiming Police Brutality For Not Wearing Masks While Roaming Outside [Read Order] Karan Tripathi27 April 2020 8:50 AMShare This – xDelhi High Court has directed Delhi Police to submit a status report in a plea claiming police brutality for not wearing masks while roaming around in streets. The Single Bench of Justice Yogesh Khanna has directed the Delhi Police to submit the status report before May 05. In the present criminal writ petition, the Petitioners claimed that on 20.04.2020, during the…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginDelhi High Court has directed Delhi Police to submit a status report in a plea claiming police brutality for not wearing masks while roaming around in streets. The Single Bench of Justice Yogesh Khanna has directed the Delhi Police to submit the status report before May 05. In the present criminal writ petition, the Petitioners claimed that on 20.04.2020, during the evening, they were forcibly taken from their residence to a police booth and were beaten up and illegally retained. It was also submitted that after getting beaten up, a false case was thrusted upon both the Petitioners. However, when the court perused the FIR lodged in the present case, it was revealed that police had objected to the Petitioner No.2’s conduct of roaming in the locality without any mask and when asked about his conduct, he called up his brother and then both of them started beating up the police officials. It was because of this beating up of the police, that the FIR was lodged against the Petitioner brothers. In order to get the clarity on the case, the court directed Delhi Police to submit the status report before the next date of hearing. The matter will next be taken up on May 06. The Petitioner in the case was represented by Mr Varun Tyagi. The state was represented by Additional Standing Counsel Ranvir Singh KunduClick Here To Download Order[Read Order] Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more