FIRs filed against lawyers, litigants for scuffle in Dwarka court
Unruly scenes were witnessed in Dwarka court as lawyers and litigants of opposite parties indulged in a fight, during the hearing of a case.
According to Delhi Police, the court staff and a woman involved in the case reported the matter to them, after which they registered cross-FIRs in the matter on Monday and initiated investigation.
A video of the incident was uploaded on social media on Tuesday, wherein a lawyer could purportedly be seen in the video slapping a man while the two were fighting. Another lawyer was seen slapping another man, amid lawyers and security staff. Some Advocates were seen trying to intervene in the matter.
Police said a woman alleged that she was assaulted by a group of persons (lawyers) inside the Dwarka court. She and her brother said they had come to attend a court matter. The other party also alleged that they were beaten up by the lady and her brother. Cross cases have been registered in the matter, it added.
Both the lawyers and the woman’s family members were sent for medical examination at the hospital. Police said both parties have previously lodged cases against each other.
Police said the two parties were involved in other cases also, including civil matters.