NHRC notice to the Delhi Police Commissioner over allegations of police excesses outside Ramjas College in Delhi University Campus on the 22nd February, 2017 (28.02.2017)

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New Delhi, 28th February, 2017


The National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to the Delhi Police Commissioner on a complaint that police personnel attacked a female student and snatched cameras from media persons, who were recording the incident outside Ramjas College in Delhi University Campus on the 22nd February, 2017. Allegedly, some journalists, covering clashes, were slapped, punched and kicked by the policemen. The Commission has taken on record complaints as well as media reports making similar allegations including threats to some students on social media. The Commission has given him four weeks to submit a detailed report in the matter.

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