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Disciplinary action to be taken against 5 Delhi Police inspectors after 'callous' investigation in murder case

ANI | Updated: Feb 18, 2022 17:50 IST

New Delhi [India], February 18 (ANI): The Delhi Police has informed Rohini Court that after finding lapses in the investigation part, letters have been sent to the concerned DCP offices for taking disciplinary action against five inspectors.
The court on the last date of hearing had pointed out the callous and cavalier investigation of police officials in a murder case.
The Additional Sessions Judge Kiran Gupta had said, "Let the concerned DCP be apprised about the callous and cavalier investigation of all the IOs in the case. None of the IOs is able to give any proper answer to the queries / clarifications sought by the Additional Public Prosecutor.
Delhi Police during the hearing on February 17, informed the court that an enquiry was conducted through ACP. As per the enquiry report, there is lapse on the part of the IOs Inspector Satish Kumar, Inspector
Narender Beniwal and Inspector Nag Bhushan, failed to investigate the case in a professional manner. They failed to obtain CDR, did not make sincere efforts to obtain a ballistic report from FSL.
Status report of Delhi Police also stated that there is also supervisory lapse on part of W/Inspector Arti Sharma and SHO/Ashok Vihar Inspector Nafe Singh, who failed to supervise the present case. Letters have been sent to the concerned DCP offices for taking disciplinary action against them, noted the court
The defense counsel Advocate Ravi Drall for accused Narender alias Yudhveer and Sachin Mann argued before the Sessions court that the accused persons have been arrested upon the suspicion and there is no evidence on record to prove the fact that the alleged murder was committed by the accused persons. It was further argued that if there was any conspiracy in regard to alleged crime there shall be any evidence but the investigating agency failed to collect any CDR of any of accused persons in order to prove there whereabouts on the alleged day of incident. Further, the case is on charge arguments for the last two years but no ballistic report has been submitted so far.
The case pertains to 2018, where a property dealer was shot dead unidentified men in Ashok Bihar area of Delhi and police suspected a gang war. After the arrest of accused persons the charge sheet was submitted in Rohini court. The case is presently at stage of charge arguments from last 3 years. (ANI)