New Delhi: A court docket within the nationwide capital pulled up the Delhi Police for allegedly arresting a person illegally in a theft case and demanding cash from his sister for serving to in bailing him out, saying the case appeared to have been solved “simply to unravel it”.
Extra Periods Decide Sonu Agnihotri directed the deputy commissioner of police (DCP) of Dwarka to inquire relating to the alleged demand of cash from the sister of the accused on a part of police officers and file a report on January 13.
The court docket additional directed the DCP to take motion relating to the unlawful detention of Ravi Nanda within the case and file an Motion Taken Report (ATR) by January 13.
It additionally granted bail to Mr Nanda on furnishing a bail bond of Rs 20,000 with one surety of like quantity within the case.
The court docket”s observations got here after the investigating officer (IO) mentioned the person was arrested merely on the premise that his sister had a yellow bike with purple rims which matched the outline as given by the complainant.
When the court docket requested the IO if in Delhi there could be some other yellow bike with purple rims, he submitted that there could be.
The IO had additionally instructed the court docket that no Take a look at Identification Parade (TIP) of Nanda was carried out because the complainant couldn’t determine the accused as he was carrying a helmet on the time of the theft.
He had additional submitted that no stolen property was recovered from Nanda.
“Submissions of IO are stunning. IO is requested as as to whether in Delhi, there can’t be some other bike of yellow color having purple color rims, IO has submitted that there could be. In view of what has been submitted by IO, I’m of the view that the current case seems to have been solved simply to unravel the case and the accused seems to have been detained in unlawful custody by IO,” the choose mentioned in his order handed on January 7.
It additional famous that the reply of the IO has been forwarded by the SHO involved who shared the accountability for the unlawful detention of the accused.
“When there is no such thing as a chance of identification of accused and no restoration of stolen property has been effected from accused, arrest of accused merely on the premise of undeniable fact that sister of accused owns a yellow color bike having purple color rims seems to be an act on a part of IO of an over zealous police official who in garb of fixing current case seems to have illegally arrested accused within the current case,” the court docket mentioned.
Through the listening to, Nanda”s counsel submitted that Rs 50,000 was allegedly demanded from the accused”s sister by an assistant sub-inspector for serving to in bailing him out. The dialog was recorded by her.
After listening to the audio clip, the court docket noticed that cash seemed to be allegedly demanded within the audio clip.
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