Lawyers Vs Police: Police Personnel Demonstrate Demanding Justice

Hundreds of police personnel gathered outside the Delhi Police headquarters on Tuesday to protest the assault on policemen following a clash with lawyers in a disticr court on Saturday. Their families along with children held candle march at Delhi’s India Gate. Union Home Minster Amit Shah says he is concerned and tasked the Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal to defuse the situation. Several policemen holding placards reading “We are humans in police uniforms .We are feeling insecure.”Protectors Need Protection”. They urged their seniors to stand with them to save the honour of the uniform. Deputy Commissioner of Police (New Delhi) Eish Singhal assured the protesting policemen that their concerns would be addressed.”Your concerns and anger have been conveyed to senior officials and I want to assure you that your protest here will not go unsuccessful,” Singhal said. An on-duty policeman was thrashed by advocates outside the Saket Court in South Delhi on Monday. In a video of the purported incident, lawyers were seen beating up the policeman who was riding a bike. One of the lawyer was also seen slapping the policeman. When the policeman was leaving the spot, the lawyer also hit his bike with his helmet. Lawyers and police clashed at the Tis Hazari Court complex during which at least 20 police personnel and several lawyers were injured while many vehicles vandalised or set on fire, officials said. Meanwhile IPS Association and police associations of Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Bihar have extended support to their protesting Delhi counterparts.

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