New Delhi: High Court’s order over the alleged custodial death of 35-year-old Shahnawaz Chaudhary, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today demanded sacking of its Commissioner BS Bassi. AAP spokesperson Deepak Bajpai said the Delhi Police was turning into a gang of professional criminals.
“The High Court too noticed the way Delhi Police is trying to manipulate with the evidence and are harassing the witnesses. The court also called it an unfortunate incident and have ordered the SIT to file the complete report by next date,” AAP’s Delhi unit secretary Saurabh Bhardwaj said.
“If we take note of incidents that happened in Delhi in the past few days, it seems that the Delhi Police is turning into a gang of professional criminals,” AAP spokesperson Deepak Bajpai said. On September 7, Chaudhary died under mysterious circumstances after trying to intervene in a road-side scuffle between a couple and the police in Nand Nagri area.
Justice Siddharth Mridul, who became emotional while dictating the order, said, “deaths in police custody are a recurring phenomena”. When asked about the High Court’s direction, Police Commissioner BS Bassi said a case of murder has been registered in connection with the incident on the basis of the judicial inquiry report.