Home Secretary Promises Action in Violence in Court Complex

Rajiv promised action against those involved in the attack on mediapersons in Patiala House court during sedition case proceedings against JNU student leader.

Published: 15th February 2016 06:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th February 2016 06:00 PM   |  A+A-


NEW DELHI: Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi today promised action against those involved in the attack on mediapersons in Patiala House court during the proceedings connected with the sedition case against JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar.

"Law will take its course. Action will be taken in accordance with law against anybody who takes the law in their hands. I will speak to Delhi Police Commissioner," he told reporters.

He was answering questions on the alleged beating up of journalists and students and teachers of JNU in the court.

On his part, Commissioner B S Bassi described the incidents in the court complex as a scuffle and no major injuries have been reported.

He said mediapersons were roughed up and added that police will look into complaints relating to the incident and take action.

"Certain excesses have been committed by both sides," Bassi said.

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