Court asks for report on police inaction

Court asks for report on police inaction

A court has asked the Delhi Police Commissioner to explain why no action was taken against two cops for their lenient probe in a theft case.

The vigilance enquiry also found them to be "unprofessional", said the court.“The commissioner of police has been asked to submit a report giving explanation why no action was taken against SI Dharmendra and IO Inspector Khanduri," said  Ekta Gauba, metropolitan magistrate.

The report was called on a plea by RTI activist Vivek Garg, who had moved the court complaining police inaction in a case of theft lodged by him in June 2010 with Darya Ganj police station in central Delhi.

Garg had reported a case of theft of crucial information, cash and books by three of his employees at his publishing house. The court also asked the commissioner to explain as to "why police is not taking action against accused in spite of the investigating officer Rakesh Kumar’s admission that the accused persons are guilty.