The police department has decided to hand over the entire case to the CID investigation, including the attack on the lawyer by the police, the protest by the lawyers and the police in the wake of the incident. The police department has decided to hand over the entire case to the CID investigation, including the attack by the police on the lawyer for not wearing a helmet, the protest held by the lawyers and the police in the wake of the incident, in Chikkamagaluru district of Kaffinad.
Western Zone IGP Dr. Chandragupta informed this matter yesterday (Sunday). The attack on lawyer Pritam by the police personnel led to the conflict between the two sides leading to round-the-clock protests and verbal spats. Following the protest of the lawyers, 6 personnel including Nagarthane PSI were suspended and a case was registered under various sections including 307. As the department was preparing for the arrest of the accused police personnel, other police personnel on duty along with their families took to the streets and protested throughout the night yesterday (Saturday) demanding that the police should not be arrested and legal action should be taken against the lawyer who obstructed the duty.
On the one hand, the high court voluntarily took up the case and the police department, which was under pressure to arrest the policemen in the background of filing a case against the police under serious charges, held meetings and consultations all day on sunday and finally decided to hand over the entire case to the CID for investigation. West Zone IGP Dr. Chandragupta, who has been staying in the city for two days, told the city's DAR on sunday morning. A meeting of police officers and staff was held in the office and the protesting policemen were briefed about the departmental guidelines.
The public also expressed regret that the two-day conflict between the police and lawyers had an adverse effect on the administration. Both systems lose seriousness due to such incidents. Indirectly affects the public. An opinion was heard that it is better to resolve any situation through negotiation instead of going to the streets. Both the lawyers and the police are equally responsible for maintaining law and order and providing justice to the common people, which cannot be realized without mutual cooperation. In this context, a lawyer opined that it is better in the interest of the whole system to sit down and resolve disputes when disputes arise without both sides acting as enemies.