Delhi cops get LG’s call on students, Bassi faces women’s panel

Students protest comes hand and women’s commission steps in

GN Staff | February 2, 2016


#delhi governor   #police commissioner   #lathi charge   #policemen  

Delhi’s lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung today summoned Delhi police joint commissioner S K Gautam and sought a report over the police action against students during a protest outside RSS office in central Delhi's Jhandewalan area that has sparked widespread outrage.

Meanwhile, the Delhi commission for women has summoned police commissioner BS Bassi to appear before it for allegedly not sharing data regarding crime against women in the national capital.

The top cop has been asked to appear before DCW on February 8 and also explain the “unreasonable” causes of delay in providing the information.

“The commission takes strong note of the fact that despite sending various letters and notices and passage of several months, you have unjustifiably failed to provide crucial information sought by DCW which is imperative for us on the issue of women safety,” DCW chief Swati Maliwal said in the summon issued to Bassi.

Maliwal noted that she had raised the issue of non-receipt of data during a meeting on women safety convened by the LG in November last year and the meeting of the Special Task Force (STF) on women safety in December last.

“During the meetings the commission had raised the issue of non-receipt of data and you had assured that the information sought by us will be immediately provided, however, the same has not been done,” the summon said.

The Delhi commission for women has asked police commissioner Bassi to appear before it next Monday and explain what it has called his "unjustifiable" failure to provide information on crimes against women, which the commission had repeatedly asked for in the past.

The DCW has used its judicial powers to issue a summons to the police commissioner. If Bassi fails to appear before the commission, it can attach his property or issue a warrant of arrest, sources told NDTV. The commission has all the powers of a civil court. He has been asked to provide all the data earlier asked for by the commission and "explain the unreasonable cause of delay" in providing the information. Bassi said he had not received the summons yet. "If there is a summons, we will act accordingly," he said.

Bassi allegedly did not share the data the DCW had asked for on crimes against women in the national capital.
 

Comments

 

Other News

Kodnani’s acquittal raises doubts about criminal justice system

 Maya Kodnani, a BJP leader who was the MLA from Naroda when this locality on the outskirts of Ahmedabad witnessed one of the most gruesome episodes during the Gujarat riots of 2002, was acquitted by the Gujarat High Court on Friday. Her acquittal in the Naroda Patiya massacre case is only a sequel to

BMC took nearly 48 days in resolving one complaint

The number of civic complaints with BMC has increased from 61,910 in 2015 to 92,329 in 2017, which is 49% in two years. A report titled ‘Civic Issues Registered by Citizens and Deliberations done by Municipal Councillors in Mumbai’ released by Praja Foundation has found some interesting facts a

Who is Atishi Marlena?

Atishi Marlena is among the nine AAP functionaries who were dismissed by the union home ministry asserting that their posts were created without the approval of the centre. Marlena, served as education advisor of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led government in Delhi. While she was intrumental in improving the

Leadership? Learn it from Jaising, Ambani, Doshi

The Fortune magazine has named three Indians – lawyer Indira Jaising, industrialist Mukesh Ambani and architect Balkrishna V Doshi – among the world’s greatest fifty leaders.

Energy as the new value system for redesigning daily life

Remember Kardashev scale? For the uninitiated, it’s a method of measuring a civilization’s level of technological advancement, based on the amount of energy it is able to use for communication. We will get to its unconventional relevance to the big urban questions at the end, but just keep it a

48 MLAs, MPs have declared cases of crime against women

Out of 1580 MPs and MLAs with criminal cases, 48 (three MPs and 45 MLAs) have declared cases related to crime against women. The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and

Current Issue

Current Issue

Video

CM Nitish’s convoy attacked in Buxar

Opinion

Facebook    Twitter    Google Plus    Linkedin    Subscribe Newsletter

Twitter