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News Magazine Alleges Journalist Assaulted, Detained By Delhi Police

Police, nonetheless, refuted the allegation, terming it as “false” (Representational)

New Delhi:

The Caravan journal has alleged that police detained and assaulted their journalist whereas he was reporting a protest in North Delhi’s Model Town, however the police denied the cost and asserted that it acted as per regulation.

In a tweet, the journal alleged that police forcibly took the telephone from journalist Ahan Penkar, 24, after which deleted all of the movies he had recorded whereas reporting.

The journalist was detained for almost 4 hours. He has additionally sustained accidents on his nostril, shoulder, again and ankle, the journal alleged, including he has filed a criticism with the Delhi Commissioner of Police.

Police, nonetheless, refuted the allegation, terming it as “false”. It mentioned the allegation is being made solely to escalate the state of affairs.

It claimed the journalist was among the many protesters who had been detained for violating coronavirus-related restrictions and was subsequently launched.

The police motion is bonafide and is as per regulation, it mentioned.

Police additionally mentioned that it issued a discover to the journalist for his assertion and questioning in reference to the matter.

According to police, a matter of alleged suicide by a lady working as a home assist in the home of a 74-year-old widow was reported on October four at Model Town police station.

Inquest proceedings had been carried out and the autopsy was carried out on October Eight by a board of medical doctors from Safdarjung Hospital and the findings are that the demise had occurred as a result of asphyxia.

The physique was cremated by the members of the family on the cremation floor in Wazirpur on October 8.

“On Friday, some protesters staged an indication exterior Model Town police station to place undue strain on police and tried to provide the incident a unique narrative. Despite explaining the info of the case and repeated warnings to disperse, just a few individuals remained adamant.

“They flouted the DDMA pointers issued within the wake of the epidemic,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (northwest) Vijayanta Arya mentioned.

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