Police, nonetheless, refuted the allegation, terming it as “false” (Representational)

New Delhi:

The Caravan journal has alleged that police detained and assaulted their journalist whereas he was reporting a protest in North Delhi’s Mannequin City, however the police denied the cost and asserted that it acted as per legislation.

In a tweet, the journal alleged that police forcibly took the cellphone from journalist Ahan Penkar, 24, after which deleted all of the movies he had recorded whereas reporting.

The journalist was detained for practically 4 hours. He has additionally sustained accidents on his nostril, shoulder, again and ankle, the journal alleged, including he has filed a grievance with the Delhi Commissioner of Police.

Police, nonetheless, refuted the allegation, terming it as “false”. It stated the allegation is being made solely to escalate the scenario.

It claimed the journalist was among the many protesters who have been detained for violating coronavirus-related restrictions and was subsequently launched.

The police motion is bonafide and is as per legislation, it stated.

Police additionally stated that it issued a discover to the journalist for his assertion and questioning in reference to the matter.

In line with police, a matter of alleged suicide by a woman working as a home assist in the home of a 74-year-old widow was reported on October 4 at Mannequin City police station.

Inquest proceedings have been performed and the autopsy was finished on October 8 by a board of docs from Safdarjung Hospital and the findings are that the dying had occurred as a result of asphyxia.

The physique was cremated by the members of the family on the cremation floor in Wazirpur on October 8.

“On Friday, some protesters staged an illustration exterior Mannequin City police station to place undue stress on police and tried to offer the incident a unique narrative. Regardless of explaining the info of the case and repeated warnings to disperse, just a few folks remained adamant.

“They flouted the DDMA tips issued within the wake of the epidemic,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (northwest) Vijayanta Arya stated.