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Bar holds protest after advocate booked for molestation

punjab Updated: May 24, 2013 21:47 IST
HT Correspondent

Bar Association of Sardulgarh held a protest in front of police station on Friday demanding the suspension of the Jhunir station house officer who booked a 70-year-old advocate, Gurdial Singh, on charges of molestation.


"Gurdial has been booked under Section 354 of Indian Penal Code after a 35-year-old married women called up the helpline and alleged that he had molested her in a bus," claimed the police official at Jhunir. Bar secretary Bhupinder Singh Sran said, "Gurdial Singh is a seniormost advocate who had been falsely implicated in this case and had been a victim of politics."

He was granted bail after being produced in the court. The bar members also went on strike.