Chidambaram condemns attack on Bhushan

Condemning the attack on Prashant Bhushan, Home Minister P Chidambaram said he has directed the Delhi Police Commissioner to take appropriate action.

New Delhi: Condemning the attack on lawyer
Prashant Bhushan by two youths, Home Minister P Chidambaram
on Wednesday said he has directed the Delhi Police Commissioner to
take appropriate action against the assailants.

Chidambaram said one person involved in the attack has
been arrested and police was looking for another person.
The Home Minister said he has spoken to Delhi Police
Commissioner B K Gupta and directed him to take appropriate
action.

He said Bhushan has been taken to Ram Manohar Lohia
hospital for treatment and he has sent an official to enquire
about him.

"Nobody has the right to take law in their hands and I
have asked the Delhi Police to take appropriate action against
the people involved in the attack," he said.
Bhushan was attacked by two youths suspected to be
members of the Sriram Sena members in his Supreme Court
lawyers` chambers here.

PTI