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‘Lax security, but PCR response was prompt’

Published: 23rd February 2013 09:13 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd February 2013 09:13 AM   |  A+A-

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Justice Usha Mehra Commission, set up to look into the Delhi gangrape case, indicted the Delhi Police for lax security. The commission also blamed the male friend of the deceased girl for changing his statement.

The commission submitted its report to the Government on Friday. It rapped the PCR men for not stopping the bus which was plying illegally and said there was no delay in PCR response after the incident. ‘’We did not find lapse in police response to the PCR call on 100...Response was within 6 minutes of the PCR call,’’ said the commission in its report.

The commission, which was asked to suggest measures to improve the safety and security of women, also observed lack of coordination between police and transport department resulting in the barbaric incident.

‘’Lack of coordination between police and transport dept allowed the bus to ply uninterrupted,’’ the commission said, adding that there was shortage of PCR vans and public transport in Delhi.

The commission also said non-cooperation between “police of National Capital Region and National Capital Territory allow criminals to escape from one place to another.”

The commission also blamed the male friend of the braveheart for changing his statement. His statement given to private TV news channels was contrary to what he told the panel. ‘’He told us that treatment was given to him at hospital as soon as he reached...he also said that lying in pool of blood, every moment seemed like an hour to him,’’ said the report.

The commission was formed to identify the lapses, if any, on the part of the police or any other authority and fix responsibility.

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