Delhi Police vs Lawyers: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday told there is no obligation to clarify its November 3 order in the lawyers, police clash at Tis Hazari Courts Complex as it is self-explanatory.
A court of Chief Justice DN Patel, Justice C Hari Shankar disposed of the Centre’s applications seeking clarification and review of the order, which said no coercive action take against advocates on the subsequent incidents.
In its application, the Centre had asked the high court to clarify that the order passed on November 3 would not apply to incidents which happened after the November 2 clash.
Delhi Police vs Lawyers The first application was filed on Tuesday after advocates outside Saket Court allegedly thrashed an on-duty policeman and a civilian on Monday and Tuesday.
The Centre moved another application on Wednesday seeking a modification of the November 3 order by which two senior police officers connected to the clash were directed to transfer.
The bench disposed of both applications, saying a judicial inquiry has already initiated and the panel carrying out the probe would function uninfluenced by its observations in the November 3 order.
The exact order still awaits.
The hearing held in court 1 of the chief justice, which was jam-packed with hundreds of lawyers leading to both doors of the room being left wide open.
Lawyers in all the six district courts here abstained from work for the third consecutive day on Wednesday, protesting against the clash between advocates and the police at the Tis Hazari Courts Complex last Saturday, and denied access to litigants in some courts.