Monday, February 9, 2015

Delhi Police to provide complaint copy, related info. Shri Rahul Arora Vs Delhi Police, East District


 * "..........The CPIO vide his reply dated 1.3.2011 informed the appellant that as per report received from SHO, Geeta Colony, a case vide FIR No. 44/11 has been registered on the complaint of Ms. Arti Verma at PS Geeta Colony. The same is pending investigation, hence information cannot be provided as exempted u/s 8(1) (h) of the RTI Act.

 * 3. However, not satisfied with the reply of the CPIO, the appellant filed first-appeal on 26.3.2011 before the FAA. The CPIO vide his letter dated 11.5.2011 provided the appellant with copy of complaint, attendance sheet and day to day progress report. The appellant was informed that the case FIR No. 412/11 is still pending investigation with SI Jagan Punia of PS Geeta Colony who is on medical rest......."



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Central Information Commission
Room No. 305, 2nd Floor, 'B' Wing, August Kranti Bhavan,
Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi110066
Web: www.cic.gov.in
Tel No: 26167931
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Case No. CIC/SS/A/2011/001819

Dated: 22.03.2012

Name of Appellant : Shri Rahul Arora
Name of Respondent : Delhi Police, East District
Date of Hearing : 14.03.2012

ORDER

Shri Rahul Arora, the appellant has filed the present appeal dated 23.5.2011 before the Commission against the respondent Delhi Police, East District for providing not providing information on Point No. 5, 6 and 7 of his RTI-application dated 22.1.2011. The matter came up for hearing on 14.03.2012. The appellant was present and the respondent were represented by Shri Asif Mohd. Ali, Addl. Deputy Commissioner of Police & CPIO and Shri Anant Kumar, Incharge RTI Cell.

2. The appellant had filed RTI application dated 25.3.2011 addressed to CPIO, Delhi Police, PHQ, New Delhi seeking information on the following eight queries in respect of complaint filed by Ms. Arti Verma on 9.3.2010 on a matter regarding complaint of domestic violence, which is pending with the Crime Against Women Cell, Krishna Nagar -

"(1) Please provide information as to how many hearings have been conducted since the filing of the complaint till date. Also provide information on the number of hearings attended by Mr. Sanjay Verma, husband of Ms. Arti Verma of the total number of hearings held. Please provide documents justifying his absenteeism on the hearings;

(2) Please provide information on the number of hearings attended by the father-in-law, mother-in-law and sisters-in-law of Arti Verma, who have been named as accused in the complaint. Please provide documents suggesting the efforts of the Crime Against Women Cell to bring them to the hearing, copies of reason of absenteeism submitted, copies of exclusion granted by the Cell;

(3) Please provide the details of the proceedings of each hearing with copies of the relevant documents;

(4) Please provide the information on the number of hearings as well as time taken by the accused Mr. Sanjay Verma, husband of Ms. Arti Verma on submitting the dowry list with the Crime Against Women Cell;

(5) Please provide information as to in which Department of the Delhi Police one of the accused sister-in-law of Ms. Arti Verma, Ms Rekha Ranjan, is employed and in what capacity;

(6) Please provide information on the rules laid down by the Delhi Police for employees accused under some complaint proceedings; and

(7) Please provide information on the action taken by the Delhi Police on the application filed by Ms. Arti Verma dated August 23, 2010 to the Com missioner of Police. Please provide copies of the relevant supporting documents."


The CPIO vide his reply dated 1.3.2011 informed the appellant that as per report received from SHO, Geeta Colony, a case vide FIR No. 44/11 has been registered on the complaint of Ms. Arti Verma at PS Geeta Colony. The same is pending investigation, hence information cannot be provided as exempted u/s 8(1) (h) of the RTI Act.

3. However, not satisfied with the reply of the CPIO, the appellant filed first-appeal on 26.3.2011 before the FAA. The CPIO vide his letter dated 11.5.2011 provided the appellant with copy of complaint, attendance sheet and day to day progress report. The appellant was informed that the case FIR No. 412/11 is still pending investigation with SI Jagan Punia of PS Geeta Colony who is on medical rest.

4. In the second appeal the appellant submits that he has not been provided information on Point No. 5, 6 and 7 of his RTI application.

5. Having considered the submissions of the parties and perused the relevant documents on file, the Commission hereby directs the CPIO, Delhi Police, East District to provide requisite information on Point No. 5 to the appellant within two weeks of receipt of this order. On Point No. 7 the CPIO, Delhi Police, PHQ is hereby directed to provide requisite information to the appellant within two weeks of receipt of this order. The queries raised by the appellant on Point No. 6 are vague.

The matter is disposed of with the above directions/observations.

(Sushma Singh)
Information Commissioner

Authenticated true copy:
(K.K. Sharma)
OSD & Deputy Registrar


Address of the parties:
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Shri Rahul Arora,
108, State Bank Nagar,
Pashim Vihar,
New Delhi-110063.

The Addl. Commissioner of Police & CPIO,

Delhi Police, East District,
Vishwas Nagar, Shahdara,
Delhi.

The Addl. Commissioner of Police & CPIO,
Delhi Police, Police Headquarters,
I.P. Estate,
New Delhi.

The Deputy Commissioner of Police & FAA,
Delhi Police, East District,
Vishwas Nagar, Shahdara,
Delhi.


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