Is PIO obliged to provide legible copy of DD entry under RTI?
The appellant filed an application under the Right to Information (RTI) Act with the Delhi Police seeking information regarding PCR call details made from a particular address. The Public Information Officer (PIO) informed the appellant that as per report the PCR Call was received and filed by the SI. He also provided a copy of the DD entries to the appellant.
During the hearing before the Central Information Commission (CIC), the appellant stated that the respondent has provided illegible copy of the DD entry. The respondent provided a typed copy of the aforementioned DD entry duly signed by the SHO to the appellant.
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The Commission observed that legible copy of the DD entry has been provided by the respondent to the satisfaction of the appellant and no action was called for on the part of the Commission.
Citation: Mrs. Sushila Kumari v. Delhi Police in Case No. CIC/SS/A/2012/001765
RTI Citation : RTIFI/2012/CIC/784
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