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NHRC issues notice to Delhi Police over alleged misuse of police force outside Ramjas College on Feb 22

NHRC Notice To The Delhi Police Commissioner Over Allegations Of Police Excesses Outside Ramjas College In Delhi University Campus On February 22, 2017.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 28 Feb 2017, 05:25:45 PM
Police detaining protesters after ABVP and AISA students clashed outside Ranjas College in Delhi on Feb 22 (PTI Image)

New Delhi:

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 February 22, 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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First Published : 28 Feb 2017, 05:16:00 PM