A Delhi Police Constable Subhash Chand Tomar (47) who was injured on clashes between the protestors and police at Rajpath when protestors who were demanding justice from President and trying to lead to Rashtrapati Bhawan on Sunday, died in the Ram Manohar Hospital on Tuesday. Subhash had been admitted in the condition of severe injury on head on Sunday evening.
Doctors have declared him dead on Tuesday morning at 6:40 a.m.
The dead Constable Subhash Chand Tomar has been cremated with full state honour at Nigambodh ghat on Tuesday. Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, Minister of State for Home RPN Singh, Union Minister Ajit Singh and Union Home Secretary R.K Singh were present there to pay their last respects.
Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar and other senior officials from the police department also attended the cremation ceremony.
The Delhi Police Tuesday has slapped the murder charges on eight persons including a member of the Aam Aadmi Party. The police charged them with attempts to murder, rioting and destruction of public property along with other charged of Indian Penal Code.
The Police have booked eight persons - Shankar Bisht, Nand, Shantanu, Kailash Joshi, Amit Joshi, Abhishek, Nafees Ahmad and Chaman, a member of AAP under sections 302 (murder), 186 (obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions), 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty) of IPC.
The President has expressed his grief over the recent episode in Delhi gang rape case in which Constable Subhash Chand Tomar was death. President in his convocation address at Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT) in Allahabd Tuesday said that the anger of the common men is justified but violence has no solution. He appealed people to maintain peace and calm.
President also prayed for rape victims for her speedy recovery.