The Commissioner of Delhi Police,Amulya Patnaik had formed a SIT to probe into the attack on journalists during the protest held at Ramjas college in February 2017,to pacify the aggrieved victims and to probe clashes between two groups of students (ABVP and AISA).The commisioner has been quietly sitting on the inquiry report of the incident in which journalists were beaten up in the presence of Deputy Commissioner of Police Jatin Narwal during the protest.
What was the Ramjas incident about?
In February last year,violence erupted outside Ramjas college when students from DU and JNU gathered outside the college with an intention to hold a protest march.The protest was held owing to a clash between ABVP and AISA over the disruption of a literary event at Ramjas.The journalists who were covering the incident were beaten by the cops after Narwal ordered them to remove all the scribes from the area.
State of Inquiry
The Special Investigating Team (SIT) under Delhi Police said that they have completed a fair investigation into the brutal attack on journalists which took place during the protests outside Ramjas College in February last year.
The report was submitted a long time ago to Patnaik and no action has been taken so far.He had personally called up media persons who were pinned down and beaten up by cops.However according to the information provided by Crime Branch,all the policemen were given clean chits.The officers from Crime Branch were reluctant to give any further details.