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DCW is probing the Delhi Police on the measures taken against drunk driving.

World NewsIndia NewsDCW is probing the Delhi Police on the measures taken against drunk driving.

Drinking and driving is not only one of the most common causes of accidents, but also a major safety hazard for women. Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) said in a letter to the Delhi Police for not taking action against drunken driving in the national capital. The letter refers to the horrific incident of killing a 20-year-old woman after being hit by a car and dragged for several kilometers. It also mentioned the incident of molesting DCW chief Swati Maliwal and dragging her behind his car on Thursday morning.

“It is learned that the Delhi Police has stopped using breathalyzers to identify drunken drivers during the Covid-19 pandemic… The Commission has asked the Delhi Police to stop drinking and driving on the roads of Delhi. An inquiry has been initiated into the steps taken.”

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The DCW chief took to Twitter to share the Kanjhawala incident as well as the letter briefing his experience near the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.

The letter raised further questions including the resumption of use of breathalyzers, the number of analyzers available, the number of criminals caught.

On Friday, Maliwal said the 47-year-old man, identified as Harsh Chandra, who dragged her for 10-15 meters from his car, also “preyed on another woman” on January 17. “. However, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alleged that her molestation claims were “drama”. In a tweet, BJP leader Shazia Ulmi said the sting was done to “discredit” Delhi and its police. Is cheap politics justified on the serious issue of women’s protection? he asked. Maliwal later criticized the BJP, rejecting the allegation.

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Meanwhile, a Delhi court on Saturday granted bail to Chandra, two days after his arrest. “There is no doubt that the nature of the charges is serious and warrants a relevant consideration at this stage of deciding the bail application… However, this is not the only test or factor to be considered,” the court noted. What did


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