Case No. CIC/SS/C/2012/900003. Case: Shri Ramesh Verma Vs Delhi Police. Competition Commision of India

Case NumberCase No. CIC/SS/C/2012/900003
CounselFor Respondents: Smt. S. Sudha (US, DP-II), Ram Kumar (ACP/K. Mkt)
JudgesSushma Singh, Information Commissioner
IssueRight to Information Act
Judgement DateSeptember 23, 2013
CourtCompetition Commision of India

Court Information Competition Commision of India
Judgment Date 23-Sep-2013
Party Details Shri Ramesh Verma Vs Delhi Police
Case No Case No. CIC/SS/C/2012/900003
Judges Sushma Singh, Information Commissioner
Advocates For Respondents: Smt. S. Sudha (US, DP-II), Ram Kumar (ACP/K. Mkt)
Acts Right to Information Act


Sushma Singh, Information Commissioner

1. The present complaint has been filed in relation to RTI application dated 6.6.2011 wherein information was sought on (14) points from the CPIO, Ministry of Home Affairs. The complainant sought information in relation to Yoga Shivir of Baba Ramdev wherein the Delhi Police had dispersed the gathering. The complainant has sought to know which officer issued the orders, by which medium the orders were communicated, no. of meetings held before issuing directions in relation to the same etc. During the hearing the respondent has apprised the Commission regarding the order dated 12.12.2012 passed in file no. CIC/SS/C/2012/900003 itself. The said complaint filed in relation to the RTI application dated 6.6.2011 has already been decided by the Commission vide order dated 12.12.2012 wherein the following directions were issued to the Delhi Police:

Now that the investigation into the matter is over, the Commission hereby directs the respondent CPIO to provide information in reply to point no. 1 to 12 of the RTI application to the appellant. In so far as providing the names of Police personnel present on duty along with ranks is concerned the respondent submits that a number of Companies from CRPF/RAF were present at the time of incident altogether 15,000 Police personnel were present on the spot and providing names and ranks of Police personnel present at the spot would disproportionately divert the resources of Public Authority. There is merit in the contention put forth by the respondent, therefore, in respect of query no. 3, the Commission directs the CPIO to provide the total number of Police personnel Company-wise, unit/district-wise to the appellant. However, the names and designation of Senior Police Officers present...

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