DU clash: 3 policemen suspended for attack on students, journalists

Dependra Pathak, a spokesperson of Delhi Police, said that head constables Raghunath and Ashok Tyagi and constable Sachin were placed under suspension after being identified attacking the protestors in a mobile phone video clip and through eyewitness accounts.

DU clash: 3 policemen suspended for attack on students, journalists

Delhi Police on Thursday suspended 3 policemen, a day after they allegedly assaulted students and journalists outside the Maurice Nagar police station in North Delhi on Wednesday.

An FIR has also been registered on the clashes between Ramjas College students, supported by members of left outfits, and activists of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), with the probe to be handled by the Crime Branch, reports

The Times of India.

Dependra Pathak, the spokesperson of Delhi Police, said that head constables Raghunath and Ashok Tyagi and constable Sachin were placed under suspension after being identified attacking the protestors in a mobile phone video clip and through eyewitness accounts.

Expressing regrets over the attack on media personnel, SBK Singh, special commissioner and seniormost officer in charge of the area where the violence occurred, said he was not aware of who had ordered the lathi charge at the college.

The report said, a large number protested at Police Headquarters at ITO pressing for a fresh FIR.

"We have asked the cops to record each of our statements and register separate FIRs if possible," said Prashant Mukherjee of the Students' Federation of India, according to the report. "We will also visit the Crime Branch office in Old Kotwali to record our statements as provided for under the law."