Delhi HC to hear on Sep 29 plea concerning safety at court premisesSeptember 27, 2021 13:19
A gangster was killed in the Rohini courthouse last week
The Delhi High Court Monday said it would hear on September 29 a plea seeking enhanced security in district courts in the national capital which recently witnessed a courtroom shootout that killed three people.
Lawyer Richa Singh informed a bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh that she has moved an application for early hearing in the petition pending since 2019, seeking better safety and security at the courts where incidents of crime have taken place. The application specifically mentions the Rohini Court complex incident in which three people, including a gangster, were killed in a courtroom shootout last week.
Counter affidavit was filed by the high court registry and loopholes on ground situation were pointed out, she added.