NHRC notice to Delhi Police over murder of woman
New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports that despite having lodged a complaint with the police about her harassment and blackmailing by the contractor of a shoe factory, a woman worker was stabbed to death by him in front of her house in Nagloi, Delhi on the 6th February.
It has observed that the contents of the media reports, if true, amount to gross violation of her human rights. Accordingly, it has issued a notice to the Commissioner of Police, Delhi calling for a detailed report in the matter, within four weeks. The police authorities are also directed to provide copies of the General Diary of the police station pertaining to the dates when the accused was allegedly kept for two-three days in police lock-up.
The Commission has also asked it's the Director General (Investigation) to depute a team from the Investigation Division of the Commission to conduct a fact finding on the spot investigation.