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Delhi Police-lawyers clash: Two IPS officers transferred to different departments based on high court’s direction in aftermath of violence

  • The court had issued the directions to the Delhi Police commissioner to transfer the officers

  • The clash between lawyers and police left at least 20 police personnel and several lawyers injured last week

  • The Delhi High Court on Sunday took cognisance of media reports on the incident

New Delhi: Two IPS officers have been transferred on the Delhi High Court's direction in the aftermath of the Tis Hazari Court complex clashes, officials said on Thursday.

 Delhi Police-lawyers clash: Two IPS officers transferred to different departments based on high court’s direction in aftermath of violence

File image of the Delhi High Court. PTI

The court had issued the directions to the Delhi Police commissioner to transfer the officers. The clash between lawyers and police left at least 20 police personnel and several lawyers injured last week.

Special Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) North Sanjay Singh has been transferred to the licensing and transport department and Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (North) Harender Kumar Singh has been appointed DCP, Railways, they said.

The Delhi High Court on Sunday took cognisance of media reports on the incident. The court had directed the commissioner to transfer Sanjay and Harender during the pendency of the inquiry and made it clear that no coercive action would be taken against any lawyer.

Dinesh Kumar Gupta, who was holding the charge of Deputy Commissioner of Police (Railways), will take charge as the additional DCP (North).

Updated Date: Nov 07, 2019 23:05:24 IST