New Delhi: Delhi Home Minister Satyendar Jain has written to Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, seeking withdrawal of a recent order for appointing members to the Police Complaint Authority (PCA).
Jain urges LG to withdraw PCA appointment
According to an official, Jain, in his letter, said that he was of the view that the order was "not justified" in light of pendency of the matter before the Delhi High Court.
"The minister has pointed out that the matter regarding the setting up of the PCA is currently sub judice (pending hearing) before the Delhi High Court," the official said, adding the Minister has requested Baijal to withdraw the order A notification, on forming the authority was issued in January.
It will look into complaints against erring policemen in the national capital.
The authority will enquire into allegations of serious misconduct against police personnel, either on its own or on a complaint received from a victim, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), the LG, chief secretary or Principal Secretary (Home) of the Delhi government.