One-liner: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said it will pass directions to ensure safety and security in courts which will remain in force till April 18.
Sept 24 shootout: A bench, headed by Chief Justice D N Patel, was hearing its suo motu (action taken by a court of its own accord) case concerning the Sept 24 shootout which killed three people in a courtroom at Rohini Court.
Slew of directions: On Nov 8, the court had said that it expected full cooperation of the Delhi govt, city police and lawyers in matters of safety and security in courts and suggested a slew of directions that could be issued.
Background: Jailed gangster Jitendra Gogi and his two assailants posing as lawyers were killed inside the Rohini courtroom on Sept 24 in a dramatic shootout that also saw the police fire bullets in retaliation.
CJI voices concern: On Sept 24, Chief Justice of India N V Ramana had expressed deep concern over the shootout inside Rohini courtroom and spoke to the Delhi HC Chief Justice and advised him to ensure security in courts.