New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Police here have registered a case against some of its officials, who yet remained unidentified, for allegedly detaining two people last month and assaulting them, a Delhi court was informed.
“First Information Report (FIR) has been registered at Kanjhawala police station,” police told Metropolitan Magistrate Sushil Anuj Tyagi Saturday in a status report made available Tuesday.
Police said investigation is in progress and a case has been registered against unidentified officials for the offence of voluntarily causing hurt to extort confession. The investigation would be conducted by an assistant commissioner of police (ACP).
Tyagi ordered lodging of the case Feb 16, when he found that two accused, Mohit and Vikas, produced in the court by police who sought the duo’s police custody for three days, were beaten up.
The duo also complained that they were beaten by drunken policemen during their detention.
After hearing their submission, the court sent them to judicial custody and asked the Tihar jail authorities to have them medically checked up. After receiving the medical report Feb 18, the court termed it a matter of illegal detention, custodial beatings and torture and ordered the station house officer (SHO) of Kanjhawala to register an FIR.