Alleging police inaction against the accused in two cases of crime against women related to Ajnala sub-division, district Congress committee (rural) president Gurjit Singh Aujla on Tuesday said they would stage a protest on June 23 outside DSP office in.
Addressing the media at the party office here, Aujla also presented the victims – one of whom is from Chak Dogran village and the other from Mohan Bhandarian village – who were allegedly abused and thrashed by men said to be close to local Shiromani Akali Dal leaders.
The victim, from Chak Dogran village, was allegedly sexually assaulted by a man associated with the SAD.
“The issue was reported to the police but they did not take any action under pressure from the Akali MLA. So they did not file an FIR against the accused,” said Aujla.
Commenting on the other incident in which a girl was allegedly abused and her father who runs a tea stall was thrashed by five persons of Mohan Bhandrian village, the Congress leader said police had to file an FIR against the accused as per victim’s medical report but have failed to do anything.
“Jungle raj prevails not only in Ajnala but in entire Punjab. Saviours of ‘Nani Chhaan’ have become their butchers. Local MLA is least interested in women’s security. He is sheltering molesters and gangsters instead,” he said, blaming Ajnala MLA Amarpal Singh Bony.
He also added that his party would fight to ensure justice for those victimised by ‘SAD goons’.