Caravan magazine has alleged that the police detained and beat up a journalist while reporting during a protest in North Delhi’s Model Town, but the police dismissed the allegations, stating that he had, according to the law Worked.
The magazine alleged in the tweet that the police took away the phone of journalist Ahan Penkar (24) and forcibly removed all the videos recorded during reporting. The magazine alleged that the journalist was kept in custody for about four hours. He suffered injuries on his nose, shoulders, back and ankles.
The magazine said that it has complained to the Delhi Police Commissioner. The police, however, dismissed the allegations as ‘false’ and said that charges are being made only to spoil the situation. Police claimed that journalists were among the protesters detained for violating restrictions related to the Corona virus and were later released.
He said that the police action was according to the law. The police also said that it has sent a notice to the journalist for his statement and for questioning in this matter. According to police, on October 4, a suicide case of a domestic worker was registered at Model Town police station.
The police said that in the postmortem conducted by the board of doctors of Safdarjung Hospital, the death was due to suffocation due to hanging from the hanging noose and it is a case of suicide. He said that family members performed the last rites on October 8 in Wazirpur. No conspiracy has been revealed in the investigation so far.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (North West) Vijayanta Arya said, “On Friday, some protesters demonstrated outside the Model Town police station in an attempt to put undue pressure on the police and give a different shape to the incident.” Despite clarifying the facts of the case and warnings of being dispersed, some people remained adamant. ”
“These people violated the DDMA guidelines applicable in the wake of the pandemic,” he said. The police officer said that the protesters were detained in violation of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) order.
Police claimed that a youth named Ahan Penkar was also detained and later released while performing in a crowd.
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