Live: Delhi HC dismisses review petition of MHA, cancels police plea to lodge FIR against lawyers
Delhi High Court heard a petition filed by the Delhi Police in connection with the clashes between lawyers and policemen at the Tis Hazari Court complex. The petition has been filed in the HC as the Delhi Police cannot fulfil the demands of agitating cops on its own.
NEW DELHI: Lawyers in Delhi are holding protest against the Delhi Police over the November 2 clashes between the advocates and police personnel at the Tis Hazari Court complex over a parking issue. Protests are being held at all six district courts in Delhi and the lawyers have abstained from work despite an appeal by the Bar Council of India to end their ongoing boycott of the court. Delhi High Court heard a petition filed by the Delhi Police in connection with the clashes between lawyers and policemen at the Tis Hazari Court complex. The petition has been filed in the HC as the Delhi Police cannot fulfil the demands of agitating cops on its own.
Meanwhile, a legal notice has been served by an advocate of Supreme Court to the Commissioner of Delhi Police, Amulya Patnaik, for allegedly not taking any action against police personnel and officials who demonstrated at Police Headquarters, ITO here on Tuesday. The notice seeks immediate action against all the police personnel and officials who staged a demonstration on Tuesday, saying that their action was in clear contravention to the rules meant for police forces. Hundreds of Delhi Police personnel had on Tuesday staged a protest outside the Police Headquarters (PHQ) against Tis Hazari Court clashes over an alleged parking issue on November 2, in which several police officials and lawyers were injured.
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Delhi High Court dismissed the application filed by Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) seeking clarification of the court’s November 2 order in the Tis Hazari Court clash between police and lawyers. The court also dismissed another application of the Delhi Police seeking permission to lodge FIR against lawyers in Saket District Court incident.
Delhi High Court advocate Rakesh Khanna said, "They have moved the application for clarification but seeing the facts of the application it seems to be a review application, not a clarification."
Let them go with their application to the existing single judge judicial committee instead of coming here, else lawyers will also come up with various applications again and again: Mathur
We will try to make our best effort to diffuse the situation: Delhi High Court Bar association advocate KC Mittal
"What is the clarification they want. What they want today is just a stamp from the court to take action. Let them come forward and say that they will take action against the people. We want restoration of law, peace and order," said Delhi High Court Association President Mohit Mathur.
Delhi High Court Bar association advocate KC Mittal said, "The court should take suo motu cognizance of these provocative statements of police."
Delhi High Court hearing begins on the clash between police and lawyers at Tis Hazari court
BCI appeals to District Bar Association and Coordination Committee to suspend the boycott of courts for ten days and also warns of strict action against those advocates who allegedly assaulted cops on Nov 2 at the Tis Hazari court.
BCI demands action against guilty policemen in one week. It also calls for the constitution of a high-level panel to probe protest by cops on Tuesday.
We want action against guilty cops who were responsible for the November 2 Tis Hazari incident, says BCI.
Will continue peaceful protest over Tis Hazari incident, says BCI.
Delhi Special Commissioner of Police (Crime) along with other senior officers of Delhi Police, including Additional CP (Crime) hold a meeting at Police Head Quarters for review petition that is to be filed in Delhi HC today regarding Court's order on Tis Hazari Court incident.
BCI's co-chairman Ved Prakash Sharma has criticised the self-immolation bid by a lawyer at the Saket court.
A lawyer has served a legal notice to the Commissioner of Delhi Police, Amulya Patnaik, for allegedly not taking any action against police personnel and officials who demonstrated at Police Headquarters, ITO here on Tuesday.
A Supreme Court lawyer serves a legal notice to Commissioner of Police, Delhi for, "not taking action against the Delhi Police Forces and their officials, who actively participated in the demonstration on November 5 in front of Police Headquarters, ITO." pic.twitter.com/Bz87RXwUh4
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Women lawyers to stage protest march from Patiala House Court to India Gate around 11 am.
Lawyers are also shouting slogans against the Delhi Police over the November 2 incident.
Meanwhile, lawyers are also protesting at the Saket Court and have closed the main entrance restricting entry inside the court premises.
Commissioner of Delhi Police, Amulya Patnaik and Joint Commissioner Rajesh Khurana, along with senior officials, arrive at the residence of Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal for a meeting.