The protesters outside Delhi Police headquarters, some of whom climbed barricades set up by the police, were then sprayed with water cannons.

Few of the protesters were detained from the spot and later released.

Meanwhile, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has asked the Delhi Police commissioner BS Bassi to meet him on Monday to discuss law and order situation in the national capital.

Nineteen-year-old Meenakshi was brutally stabbed to death allegedly by two brothers living in her neighbourhood for protesting their verbal abuse on July 16.

Kejriwal had yesterday announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the family of a girl who was stabbed to death in Anand Parbat locality and ordered a magisterial probe into the case while slamming Delhi Police for the "deteriorating" law and order situation.

Meanwhile, AAP leader and media adviser to Delhi Chief Minister Nagender Sharma further alleged, "BJP MPs are speaking like Delhi Police PROs. Seven Lok Sabha MPs and not one stepped out of their AC rooms. These MPs did not even find time to console the family of Meenakshi".

Claiming that cases of rape and molestation were increasing by the day, AAP's youth wing leader Vandana Singh demanded that Bassi explain what police "have done with regard to the security of the women in Delhi".

"If he can't protect women then he should resign. Delhi Police should come under the control of the state government only then can steps for security of women be taken up," she added.

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