Lawyers, Cops Clash Outside Tis Hazari Court; Police Car Set Ablaze

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A lawyer was injured during a scuffle that broke out between police & lawyers over a parking dispute outside Tis Hazari Court in New Delhi on Saturday.

Written By Misha Bhatt | Mumbai | Updated On:

A sudden scuffle broke out between the lawyers and the police at the Tis Hazari Court in Delhi on Saturday. According to the reports, one lawyer has been injured in the fracas and has been rushed to St Stephen's Hospital where he is currently receiving treatment.

As per the reports, the trigger behind the violence was a rift between the police and lawyers over parking issues in the Tis Hazari premises which turned ugly. 

Condemning the incident, KC Mittal, Chairman of Bar Council of Delhi told a news agency, "We strongly condemn brutal unprovoked attack on lawyers by police at Tis Hazari Court. One lawyer is critical, a young lawyer was beaten in lockup — such is the high-handedness of police. They should be dismissed and prosecuted. We stand with Delhi lawyers".

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Lawyers hit journalist reporting the scuffle

As the scuffle between both the parties turned worse, the police reportedly opened fire to control the crowd. According to the reports, the lawyers have also hit a media person who was reporting the scuffle and tried snatching mobile phones of the journalists present on the spot.

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