Delhi top cop meets constables hurt in Tis Hazari clash

Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik. (PTI photo)

Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik on Thursday visited the residences of two constables who were injured in the Tis Hazari court clash last week, officials said.

Patnaik met Constable Shobhit of Third Battalion and Constable Sandeep of the North District, they said.

The police chief assured them of all possible medical assistance and help from the department. He also directed the deputy commissioners of police of North district and Third Battalion to constantly monitor their recovery, a senior official said.

Patnaik also met 16 other personnel in the office of the deputy commissioner of police (North) who had sustained injuries in the clash but are back on duty, according to the officials.

He urged the personnel to keep their morale high and said the entire force stands with them, they said.

A parking dispute between an on-duty policeman and a lawyer had triggered the clash between the two sides at the Tis Hazari court complex on Saturday.

As many as 20 security personnel and several advocates were injured in the violence.

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