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Woman Officer Chased By Lawyers In Viral Video Of Tis Hazari Violence

BP World Bureau | Nov 08 2019 11:26:33 AM
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NEW DELHI: A mob of lawyers was seen chasing a woman police officer in security footage that became viral, at the Tis Hazari Court Complex.

The woman police officer said that she was assaulted and a service firearm belonging to a subordinate was snatched in the chaos. 

Her statement has been added in the FIR being prepared on this incident, said a police spokesperson Anil Mittal.

The CCTV footage is used as evidence in the fact-finding enquiry after police officers protested against it. 

The footage also a group of police officers going towards the woman to rescue her.

Read: Face-off Between Lawyers And Police Continues in Delhi; Hearing At Delhi High Court Today 

Another CCTV footage showed lawyers setting motorcycle set on fire near Tihar jail and it left over 150 inmates in danger. However, the officers at the scene managed to extinguish the fire. 

As of now, five complained have been by the Delhi police on behalf of the lawyers and one on behalf of the police. 

The whole violence between lawyers and police officers began over a parking space brawl at Tis Hazari court complex. In the violence that ensued, many police officers and lawyers were injured.