Delhi Chief Minister Calls Off Protest After Deal to Put Two Police Officials on Leave

NEW DELHI — Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi’s chief minister, called off his party’s sit-in protest over women’s safety on Tuesday night after the central government agreed to place on leave two police officials who the Aam Aadmi Party accused of failing to protect women.

On Monday, Mr. Kejriwal, along with his ministers from the Aam Aadmi, or Common Man, Party had demanded that the Home Ministry immediately suspend three station house officers who had handled three recently reported crimes against women.

After their demands were rejected, Mr. Kejriwal and the Aam Aadmi Party began a sit-in protest, which drew a few hundred supporters, causing the police to barricade roads and close subway stations in central Delhi… read it at The New York Times.

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