The clashes between Delhi Police and lawyers have had its spillover effect in Rajasthan where a group of lawyers on Wednesday beat up four policemen, including a woman constable.
The attack on policemen in Alwar district comes a day after thousands of police personnel staged an 11-hour long protest in Delhi Police Headquarters, demanding action against the lawyers who roughed up their colleagues at Tis Hazari and Saket courts.
“The advocates beat up a woman constable, two male constables of Rajasthan police and one head constable of the Haryana Police. The policemen were doing their job but advocates thrashed them,” said Alwar Superintendent of Police Paris Deshmukh.
Deshmukh said four cases have been registered with two police stations in Alwar for thrashing the four policemen.
Kotwali police station SHO Adhyatm Gautam said the advocates thrashed the policemen in the district court premises, saying they were on strike in support of the Delhi advocates.
Three cases were lodged with Kotawali police station and one with Mahila police station, he said, adding no arrest has been made so far.
Earlier on Wednesday morning, the Rajasthan Police Officers Association held a meeting in Jaipur and condemned the incident which occurred in Delhi's Tis Hazari court.
The association president and Additional SP Raghuveer Saini termed the conflict between police and advocates in Tis Hazari court premises "unfortunate".
“We demand stern action against the guilty,” he said.