Parliamentary panel chaired by Congress' Anand Sharma to meet home ministry and Delhi Police to take stock of crime in National Capital

Committee, chaired by senior Congress leader Anand Sharma, is likely to quiz the officials on the recent violence in JNU

Press Trust of India January 13, 2020 14:33:19 IST
Parliamentary panel chaired by Congress' Anand Sharma to meet home ministry and Delhi Police to take stock of crime in National Capital
  • Senior Union Home Ministry and Delhi Police officials will appear before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs to discuss rising crimes in Delhi

  • Committee, chaired by senior Congress leader Anand Sharma, is likely to quiz the officials on the recent violence in JNU

  • Delhi Police's role has come under the scanner following the violence in JNU

New Delhi:  Senior Union Home Ministry and Delhi Police officials will appear before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs on Monday to discuss rising crimes in Delhi, according to details available with the Rajya Sabha Secretariat.

Parliamentary panel chaired by Congress Anand Sharma to meet home ministry and Delhi Police to take stock of crime in National Capital

File image of Delhi police. AFP

The committee, chaired by senior Congress leader Anand Sharma, is likely to quiz the officials on the recent violence in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) where a masked mob attacked students and teachers and damaged property.

"To have a briefing by the Home Secretary along with Delhi Police and other stakeholders/organizations on the 'Rising Crime in Delhi and National Capital Region," the Rajya Sabha Secretariat said in a bulletin issued on the agenda of the meeting.

Delhi Police's role has come under the scanner following the violence in JNU with allegations that the force was standing at the gate of the campus while a mob attacked students and faculty members inside.

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