Haryana farmers Wednesday staged a protest in entrance of a police station at Shahabad in Kurukshetra district to precise resentment in opposition to the arrest of 4 farmer activists in reference to an indignant protest in opposition to BJP’s Kurukshetra MP Nayab Singh Saini Tuesday.
As a part of their protests in opposition to the leaders of BJP-JJP over three farm legal guidelines, the indignant farmers had staged a protest in opposition to Saini when he was leaving a celebration employee’s residence in Shahabad city Tuesday.
The police have slapped try and homicide fees in opposition to the agitators “for trying to get him down from the car while opening car’s door”.
Police alleged that few agitators even sat on the bonnet of his automotive and smashed the SUV’s bottom windscreen throughout the protest in opposition to the MP. The police additionally claimed that the police staff escorted him safely from there stating it was a “narrow escape” for him. Farmer leaders have refuted the allegations.
On Wednesday morning, when the farmers got here to know concerning the arrest of 4 activists, they reached Shahabad police station to stage a dharna there whereas elevating slogans in opposition to the federal government.
BKU chief Rakesh Bains has sought launch of the arrested farmers. He stated, “The police have slapped wrong charges on the protester farmers. No such crime took place under which the farmers have been arrested.”
“The police sought evidence from us and we have shown them the same. The police have assured us to undertake re-investigation into the matter to submit a report to the court. The police have sought three-day time for the re-investigation. We are not satisfied with their assurance. We will hold a panchayat of farmers on April 12 to take the next step,” he added.
According to sources, among the many arrested farmer activists are Kulwinder Singh, Gurmeet Singh, Hakam Singh and Kehar Singh, all from the world of Shahabad block. Sources say the accused have been despatched to judicial custody after they have been produced earlier than a neighborhood court docket.
According to a press release launched by the police, as many as 11 individuals have been booked by title other than 8-10 different accused agitators. The police have booked them beneath Section 148 (rioting), 149 (illegal meeting), 323 (voluntarily inflicting harm), 307 (try and homicide), 341 (wrongful restraint) and 427 (mischief inflicting harm) of the IPC.