Action to be taken on Patiala House court incident: Mehrishi

Action to be taken on Patiala House court incident: Mehrishi

The Home Ministry today said that action will be taken against those who indulged in violence in Patiala House court here.

"If anyone violates law, action will be taken. I will definitely speak to Delhi Police Commissioner (B S Bassi)," Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi told reporters here.
Mehrishi's comments came hours after a group of lawyers assaulted journalists and JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar when he was being produced at the Patiala House court.

Asked about earlier attack on mediapersons on Monday, Mehrishi said investigation has been going on into the FIR and counter FIR registered in that connection.
"Action will be taken as per law," he said.

On Monday, journalists, students and teachers of JNU were attacked by people wearing lawyers' black robes in Patiala House court.

Yesterday, hundreds of journalists hit the streets demanding action against those involved in beating up members of their fraternity in the court complex in police presence and sought Supreme Court's intervention for protecting freedom of speech.

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