11 policemen on duty in PCR, pickets at time of Kanjhawala death suspended

03:20 PM Jan 13, 2023 | PTI |

Delhi Police on Friday suspended 11 of its personnel who were on PCR and picket duty on the route at which a 20-year-old woman was killed after being dragged under a car from Sultanpuri to Kanjhawala, officials said.


The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) had on Thursday directed Delhi Police to suspend all its personnel deployed on the route following a report into the accident submitted by an inquiry committee headed by Special Commissioner Shalini Singh.

“As approved by the competent authority, a total of 11 policemen of Rohini district deployed on the route at PCRs and pickets have been suspended in view of the Sultanpuri incident,” a senior police officer said.

Anjali Singh was killed in the early hours of the New Year after her scooter was hit by a car that dragged her for 12 km.

Police have arrested seven people in connection with the accident.


The development comes a day after the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) recommended the suspension of police personnel on duty at the time of the incident.


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