Two lawyers in Rohini court, northwest Delhi, allegedly tried to commit suicide on Monday as the protest against Delhi Police entered its third day. One lawyers plashed himself in kerosene and tried to set himself on fire but was stopped by his colleagues, police said.
Another lawyer climbing a building in the Rohini court complex and threatening to jump off it. A senior police officer, after speaking to a judge, said that lawyer has climbed down the building.
“The lawyers there neither alerted any policemen nor did anyone make a call to PCR (police control room),” said the officer.
Lawyers in courts across the national capital have been skipping work since the violent clash with Delhi policemen outside Tis Hazari court on Wednesday.
“Our fight is against only those policemen who fired at us and lathicharged us. We will protest till they are arrested,” as a lawyer, who was protesting outside Rohini court said
Litigants were not allowed to enter court complexes across Delhi on Wednesday by the protesting lawyers. They raised slogans while litigants were standing outside the gates of the courts.
On Tuesday, thousands of police personnel protested outside the Delhi Police headquarters over assault on cops after a violent clash on the weekend.