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Irked over the casual approach of Delhi Police in filing a report in a two-year-old road mishap case, a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal has directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police of South district to personally appear before it.
The tribunal's Presiding Officer Mohinder Virat passed the directions after noting that despite several assurances given by the investigating officer, SHO and Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) over two years, the DAR (detailed accident report) has not been filed.
"Today, Investigating Officer (Sub Inspector Rakesh Yadav), Police Station Vasant Vihar is absent. Record of the file reveals that on the last date of hearing, the aforesaid IO had assured this tribunal that DAR shall be filed by the him on the next date of hearing.
"Today, none has cared to appear on behalf of Police Station Vasant Vihar. Here, it is pertinent to mention that the accident pertains to April 18, 2014. More than two years have lapsed. However, despite several assurances given by IO/ SHO/ACP, the DAR in the present matter has not been filed.
"Hence, Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) is directed to appear in person on the next date of hearing," the court said and posted the matter for further hearing on October 4.
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