Delhi Police deny beef raid at Kerala House, Bassi says nothing illegal done
'We were well within our rights to make inquiries, nothing illegal done.'
New Delhi: Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi has reacted strongly to the allegations that his force had conducted an illegal raid at Kerala House in Delhi over allegations that beef was being served at a restaurant operating there.
“We had received a PCR call that beef is being served at Kerala Bhavan, following which our officers went there and made inquiries...They were told that nothing of this sort was being done. Thereafter our police officers gave instructions to security staff of Kerala House to keep an eye for any mischief,” Bassi said.
“Were well within our rights to make inquiries, nothing illegal done, whenever such call received we've no option but to conduct inquiry,” he said, adding that the police acted according to law under Delhi Agricultural Cattle Preservation Act,1994.
“Security was put in place there; whatever happened was according to the operating procedure,” Bassi added.