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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 5950
ANSWERED ON:  03.04.2018
Involvement of Delhi Police Personnel in Crime
UDIT RAJ
Will the Minister of



HOME AFFAIRS be pleased to state:-


(a) whether the Government has received complaints with regard to involvement of Delhi Police personnel in crime, sexual harassment and misbehavior with the general public;

(b) if so, the details thereof and the total number of FIR registered against the said personnel and the action taken against the guilty along with the number of cases solved and pending during each of the last three years and the current year, area and crime-wise including sexual harassment;

(c) the steps taken by the Government to clear all the pending cases and ensure that such complaints are immediately investigated and action taken against the guilty police personnel; and

(d) the other measures taken by the Government to check such cases in future including sensitisation programmes for police personnel?


ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS
(SHRI HANSRAJ GANGARAM AHIR)

(a) and (b): Year-wise District-wise details of complaints received against Delhi Police personnel, criminal cases registered, number of cases charge-sheeted and number of personnel convicted are at Annexure. During the last three years and the current year (upto 15.3.2018), punishment has been awarded and departmental action initiated against 1568 Delhi Police personnel.

(c): Delhi Police has reported that all complaints received are enquired

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into and action is accordingly initiated against the police personnel against whom allegations leveled in the complaints are substantiated during enquiry. Further, investigation of cases registered against police personnel are conducted under the close supervision of senior officers and all out efforts are made to finalize the investigation of the cases at the earliest.

(d): Measures taken by Delhi Police to prevent incidence of corruption or any other complaint against police personnel, inter-alia include, functioning of Vigilance Branch headed by Spl. CP/Vigilance, operationalization of Public Grievances Cells in each District, deterrent action including suspension/ transferring to non-sensitive units/ initiating disciplinary action for major/minor penalty/ registering criminal cases against policemen found involved in malpractices etc., accessibility of senior officers to the general public, toll free anti-corruption helpline No. 1064/ P.O. Box No.171 for reporting complaints against corrupt policemen, regular briefing / instructing staff at various levels to refrain from indulging in corrupt activities, functioning of single window system at PHQ for monitoring and tracking complaints, advertisement in mass media encouraging people to report misdeeds of police personnel, making sensitization programmes in various aspects like human behavior, crime and sexual harassment part of the curriculum of basic & promotional training of Delhi Police.





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