Delhi-Kanjhawala case: 11 Delhi Cops Suspended For Negligence
In the case of 20-year-old Anjali Singh was dragged and killed in the early hours of New Year’s Day, 11 concerned policemen have been suspended for negligence. All of them are from the Rohini district police, which oversees outer Delhi’s Kanjhawala area, where the horrifying incident took place.
The suspended personnel include two sub-inspectors, four assistant sub-inspectors, four head constables, and one constable. Six of them were posted on PCR duty and five were manning the pickets.
An investigation by Delhi Police Special Commissioner Shalini Singh found the police personnel guilty, after which the Home Minister directed the Delhi top cop to suspend them with immediate effect. The ministry had also asked to add murder charges in the FIR.
Deepak Khanna, 26, Amit Khanna, 25, Krishan, 27, Mithun, 26, and Manoj Mittal were arrested by police on January 1 itself, while two more men — Ashutosh and Ankush Khanna — were later arrested for allegedly protecting the accused.