Covid relief distribution: IYC president Srinivas BV questioned by police; Rahul Gandhi reacts
New Delhi, May 14: Indian Youth Congress (IYC) president Srinivas BV on Friday said the Delhi Police''s Crime Branch questioned him about the assistance being provided by him to people during the COVID-19 pandemic.
"Police called me this morning and came to my office around 11.45 am. They questioned that how you are doing it," he said.
However, the Delhi Police said the questioning has been done following a Delhi High Court order.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi took a jibe at the cops saying "the rescuer is always greater than the one who kills."
बचाने वाला हमेशा मारने वाले से बड़ा होता है।#IStandWithIYC— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) May 14, 2021
The high court has directed the city police to conduct inquiry into politicians involved in distribution of COVID-19 medicines and other items, and take steps for lodging of FIR in case of offence, a senior police officer said.
In compliance with the directions of the high court, inquiry is being conducted into several people, the officer said.
On May 4, the Delhi High Court had asked the police to examine the instances of politicians allegedly procuring and distributing Remdesivir, used in treatment of COVID-19 patients, in the national capital and take steps for lodging of FIR in case of offence.