In a shocking incident, the Station House Officer (SHO) of Keshav Puram Police station in northwest Delhi was allegedly beaten up by lawyers of Rohini court in the court premises on Tuesday.
The incident happened after a heated argument broke out between the lawyers and SHO Vijay Vats, who was there to attend a hearing in a motor vehicle accident case in the court.
"During the hearing of the case, the SHO said something which irked the judge and the lawyers. He was
badly assaulted by the lawyers who also tore his uniform.
He was admitted to a nearby hospital for treatment and was discharged in the evening," a senior police officer said.
The clash happened in court room No. 19 of Rohini Court on Tuesday afternoon.
The police have started investigating the case. "We are establishing the sequence of events and only after that, required action would be taken," the police officer added.