Delhi HC to CP:  Furnish SOP followed in road accident cases with in 6 weeks

Delhi Accident SOPs

The Delhi High Court on Friday directed the commissioner of police to place on record the standard operating procedure (SOP), which is followed by the Delhi police in cases of road accidents either in cases of injuries or death with in Six weeks.

The Delhi high court was hearing a plea which alleged that the petitioner’s son hired a rented cab from a company and the driver was drunk and son was died in the accident.

The petitioner said that they have been denied a fair trial as there was a delay in collecting the blood sample of the vehicle driver who was allegedly drunk at the time of the accident.

There was a long delay of 3 months in collecting the blood sample of the driver the Investigation Officer, said. The counsel for the petitioners also alleged that the IO did not collect the CCTV footage which is required for the investigation.

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