New Delhi: After it became known that Indian Youth Congress (IYC) had managed to provide medicines, oxygen cylinders and several other items required by Covid patients, a few officers of Delhi Police on Friday arrived at the IYC office to enquire how it has been managing to provide them.
According to IYC members, the officers of the Delhi Police Crime Branch team arrived at the IYC office on Raisina Road in Central Delhi around 11 a.m.
IYC President Srinivas B.V. told IANS, "They had come to enquire about how we are helping the people in distress based on a petition filed in the court" and added that details were shared with the police.
According to IYC activists, the police asked them where they were bringing oxygen cylinders, several medicines, managing ambulance services, and food for the people battling the Covid-19 pandemic.
IYC has started the #SOSIYC campaign to help the people affected by Covid.
IYC has set up a war room at its office to deal with the requests it gets through social media to deal with an urgent need for oxygen cylinders, medicines, food to the families and homeless and ambulance services to ferry patients.
Earlier, police also asked AAP leader Dilip Pandey how he was managing to help Covid affected families with medicines and oxygen cylinders.
Congress national media in-charge Randeep Singh Surjewala slammed the government for targeting the IYC members who have been providing help to the people amid a brutal Covid wave.
(Based on IANS feed with minor edits)