MLA protest against police for booking Dalits women
Local police has booked two dalit women along with ten more accused under sections of Arms Act on Saturday for allegedly raising their voice against closing of a street by few persons having strong political back.punjab Updated: Jan 19, 2014 23:01 IST
Local police has booked two dalit women along with ten more accused under sections of Arms Act on Saturday for allegedly raising their voice against closing of a street by few persons having strong political back.
Gidderbaha legislator Amarinder Singh Raja Warring today staged a protest against the police for registering false cases against the dalits at Daula village. Warring claimed that police who had turned puppet in hands of ruling government is trying to suppress the voice of dalits here who wanted to save their street from illegal possession.
"Dalits have a way to their houses from the street that is present here from more than five decades but few people having political support wanted close it for their personal interest and get it closed by possessing in plots. Police under pressure had booked two women Sukhjit Kaur and Kulwinder Kaur along ten more dalits who protested against this possession. Dalits have been booked under sections of Arms Act despite the fact that no fight was held between any groups. "Baljinder Singh Toti of SAD (B) who slapped the women earlier is among one of the person for suppressing these dalits and getting them registered in false cases to have possess over the street."added MLA Warring.
When contacted DSP Gidderbaha Darshan Singh said, "We had registered a complaint against the accused on complaint of Joginder Kaur Mahantan who runs her Dera Guru Nanak Kutia here. The street was blocked by fixing of gates but dalit community broke down the gate and a wall of Dera. We had booked the accused under section 295 (A), 427, 506, 148, 149 of Indian Penal Code and 25, 2, 54, and 59 of Arms Act but arrest will be made only after proper and deep investigations."
First Published: Jan 19, 2014 23:00 IST