New Delhi, June 17: With the Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday sought a report from the Commissioner of Delhi Police and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal condemned the police action, people in Mukherjee Nagar held a protest and expressed their ire over the incident.
The protest comes after the video of the videos of Delhi policemen publicly thrashing a Gramin Seva driver in Mukherjee Nagar area went viral on social media on Monday. Though the Union Home Ministry, which is the administrative head of Delhi Police, suspended three police personnel, people in Mukherjee Nagar area are angry on the action was taken by the police. Delhi Tempo Driver Assault: MHA Seeks Report From Police Chief After Video of Cops Thrashing Man And Son With Lathis Goes Viral
According to the reports, the brawl began when a police officer was injured allegedly after being attacked by a 'Gramin Seva' tempo driver in Mukherjee Nagar. Soon after this, the tempo driver was seen chasing the police with a sword following a collision between their vehicles. This video went viral and MHA sought a report from the Delhi police. However, there are other reports that the policemen were seen thrashing him with batons.
Among the policemen suspended include Deputy Commissioner of Police (Northwest Delhi) Vijyanta Arya suspended Assistant Sub-inspector Sanjay Malik and Devendra and constable Pushpendra in connection with the case.