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Sheila Dikshit meets LG over deteriorating law and order

NEW DELHI: A Delhi Congress delegation, led by Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee president Sheila Dikshit, met Lieutenant- Governor Anil Baijal at Raj Niwas on Thursday and sought his immediate intervention to check the worsening law and order situation in the Capital. Sheila Dikshit said that in the past few weeks, many heinous crimes have been committed in Delhi, some of them in the heart of the Capital, with the Delhi Police standing as "mute witnesses".

The DPPC delegation submitted a memorandum to the Lieutenant- Governor, detailing the heinous crimes committed in the Capital in the recent weeks, including over a dozen murders and many instances of shootings, snatchings and robberies, to make Delhi a very unsafe place to live in.

Dikshit said that the Congress delegation requested the Lieutenant- Governor to take prompt steps to make the Capital safe for its citizens. After meeting the Lieutenant- Governor, Sheila Dikshit told newspersons that he carefully listened to her point of view on the law and order situation, and asked for suggestions on how to improve law and order in the Capital.

"Murders, robberies, snatchings, shootings, rapes and assaults on women, children and the elderly have witnessed a sharp rise in the recent weeks. Over a dozen murders have taken place in the last two weeks", the memorandum noted.

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