Cop car TORCHED as officers & lawyers clash outside Delhi court (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)
The officer allegedly fired his service weapon during the argument, according to the Times of India, and several lawyers retaliated by setting a police car on fire and demanding the officer’s immediate arrest.
Delhi: A scuffle has broken out between Delhi Police and lawyers at Tis Hazari court, incident of firing has also been reported. One lawyer injured and admitted to hospital. More details awaited. pic.twitter.com/nsKLaZQRmv— ANI (@ANI) November 2, 2019
According to the chairman of Delhi’s Bar Council, one lawyer has been critically injured. KC Mittal said the council condemns the unprovoked attack on lawyers by police, and called for the officers involved to be dismissed and prosecuted. “We stand with Delhi lawyers,” he added.
दिल्ली पुलिस और तीस हजारी कोर्ट के वकीलों के बीच हुई झड़प का वीडियो, वकीलों ने लगाई पुलिस जिप्सी में आग @CNNnews18@HindiNews18@news18dotcom@DelhiPolice@LtGovDelhi@CPDelhi@CellDelhi#Hungama#Tishazaricourt@HMOIndiapic.twitter.com/eAQkfxwTE9— shankar anand ( News18 ) (@shankar_news18) November 2, 2019
News agency ANI says that lawyers attacked one of their journalists as they attempted to cover the ongoing scuffles, and that some reporters’ phones were being snatched to try and prevent them from recording at the scene.
Additional forces have reportedly been deployed to bring the situation under control.Also on rt.com PANIC reported at New Delhi airport after bomb unit retrieves suspicious bag possibly containing explosives
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