Delhi HC issues notice to Ministry of Home Affairs on plea seeking directions to ensure safety of complainant

The court’s direction came after a PIL was filed related to the arbitrary behaviour of the Delhi Police and ratio of complaint against them.

Published: 22nd December 2017 05:13 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd December 2017 05:13 PM   |  A+A-

Court Hammer

Image used for representational purpose only.

By ANI

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Friday issued a notice to the police, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and the Delhi Government on a plea seeking directions to ensure the safety of complainant or alleged or accused when no FIR is registered and the police is purporting to act under alleged information or formal complaints and verification.

The court has listed this matter for April 19, 2018 for the next hearing.

The court’s direction came after a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed related to the arbitrary behaviour of the Delhi Police and ratio of complaint against them.

The petitioner in the case also sought direction for all respondents to frame appropriate procedure with regard to their duties and functions to ensure the safety of complainant in such cases.

Stay up to date on all the latest Delhi news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp