No provision for redressal of grievances under the RTI Act
The appellant sought information regarding action taken on six complaints filed by him on various dates to the Delhi Police. The Public Information Officer (PIO) informed the appellant that the complaints were under enquiry and would be finalized shortly. The FAA upheld the reply of the PIO.
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The appellant submitted to the Central Information Commission that he has not been apprised of the action taken by the Police on his complaints. The respondent submitted that an enquiry into the complaints of the appellant was conducted by the PG Cell and as per the enquiry report, there is a civil dispute between the son and other family members regarding property. The Commission directed the PIO to provide a copy of the enquiry report to the appellant within seven days of receipt of this order. Regarding the appellant’s allegations that proper enquiry has not been conducted by the Police into his complaints, the Commission ruled that there is no provision for redressal of grievances under the RTI Act. In case the appellant is not satisfied with the enquiry conducted in the matter by the Police, he may take up the matter with the competent authority.
Citation: Shri Vikram Singh v. Delhi Police in file no. CIC/SS/A/2011/001615
RTI Citation : RTIFI/2012/CIC/126
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