Police-lawyer dispute: Shock to Ministry of Home Affairs

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 Police-lawyer dispute: The dispute between police and lawyers in Delhi did not resolve on Wednesday. 

The lawyers of Delhi remained on strike for the third consecutive day and this affected the functioning of the courts.

The Bar Council of India described Tuesday's movement of policemen as 'politically motivated' and said that the Bar Council is 'completely united'.

Meanwhile, the Delhi High Court dismissed the review petition filed by the Ministry of Home Affairs. The Ministry had also filed a 'clarification petition' on the November 3 order of the court. The court also dismissed it.

The High Court also dismissed the plea of ​​the police to register an FIR in the Saket court incident.

On November 2, there was a dispute between the police and lawyers in Delhi's Tis Hazari Court over parking. The police also used force to control the lawyers. The lawyers allege that the lawyers were hurt during this period.
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Investigation is handed over to retired justice

The High Court had heard the case taking 'automatic cognizance of police firing and lathicharge'. The court issued notice to the Central Government, Ministry of Home Affairs, Police Commissioner of Delhi and Bar Council of India.

The High Court had entrusted the responsibility of investigating the incident in the Tis Hazari court premises to retired Justice SP Garg.

The court had directed the Delhi Police Commissioner to suspend the two ASIs till the completion of the investigation. The court also directed the police commissioner to transfer an additional deputy commissioner and a special commissioner.

After this, a video was revealed in which some lawyers were seen beating a policeman.
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Protest inspired by politics

After this, Delhi Police personnel came down on the road on Tuesday. Policemen sat on a dharna outside the Police Headquarters at the Income Tax Office in Delhi. Relatives of several policemen demonstrated at India Gate. During this, the Delhi Police Highway was also blocked by the agitating policemen and their supporters.

Major police officers had succeeded in ending the dharna after nearly 11 hours of effort.

Criticizing the police movement on Wednesday, the Bar Council of India called Tuesday as 'the darkest day in the history of independent India'.
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The Bar Council also raised the demand to arrest the culprits within a week.

The Bar Council of India said, "We have seen media reports on yesterday's unbridled protest by the Delhi Police and the sloganeering slogans made on their behalf. It certainly seems that this was a politically motivated move."

According to news agency ANI, a lawyer in Rohini court said, "Our struggle is only against the policemen who opened fire on us that day and lathi-charged. We will continue the protest till their arrest."
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Commissioner in questions

On Wednesday, Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik and other officials held a meeting with Delhi Deputy Governor Anil Baijal.

Questions are also being raised on the role of Deputy Governor and Police Commissioner of Delhi in the entire controversy. Former police officer Amod Kanth, who held important positions in Delhi Police, told the BBC that these two should have understood the situation better.

He said, "This (whole incident) is very wrong. I think that the leaders of the force should be so confident that if they find something right, then they should go to every level and support it. It is the responsibility of the Police Commissioner and the Lieutenant General of Delhi to understand and decide that such situations should not happen. "