In bail plea, Nodeep Kaur claims to have been severely beaten up by Haryana Police

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In bail plea, Nodeep Kaur claims to have been severely beaten up by Haryana Police

Chandigarh, February 23

Labour rights activist Nodeep Kaur in her bail plea earlier than the Punjab and Haryana High Court has claimed that she was severely beaten up at a police station after her arrest by the Sonipat police final month.

The 23-year-old activist, hailing from Punjab’s Muktsar district, has additionally claimed that her medical examination was not performed in violation of part 54 of the Criminal Procedure Code.

Kaur is at the moment lodged in Karnal jail in Haryana.

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday had adjourned the listening to on her bail plea and posted the matter for February 24.

In the bail plea filed by means of her counsels Arshdeep Singh Cheema and Harinder Deep Singh Bains, Kaur said that she was falsely arraigned as accused in an FIR lodged beneath numerous sections, together with 307 (try to homicide) of the IPC.

In her petition, the labour rights activist claimed that she was “targeted and falsely implicated” within the case as she was profitable in producing large assist for the continuing farmer motion towards the Centre’s three new farm legal guidelines.

Kaur, who’s a member of the Majdoor Adhikar Sangathan, mentioned they mobilized folks for a protest at Kundli in Sonipat district towards Centre’s new farm legal guidelines.

The plea alleged that the mobilisation of native labourers in assist of farmers irritated the administration and a plan was devised to stifle the protest.

The bail plea said that on January 12, the petitioner and MAS members marched in the direction of a manufacturing unit for demanding fee of pending wages of some staff.

The excessive courtroom was knowledgeable that they have been manhandled by a bunch fashioned by the Kundli Industrial Area, an affiliation of business house owners.

In the meantime, a crew from Kundli police station led by the station home officer reached there and instantly on their arrival, they grabbed the petitioner by her hair and dragged to the facet, in accordance to the plea.

This angered the protesters and the state of affairs turned worse when the police resorted to lathi cost on peaceable protesters. A scuffle ensued and the petitioner tried to pacify the state of affairs however to no avail, it mentioned.

The petitioner alone was caught and arrested by police officers. She was beaten, tortured and suffered a number of accidents, it claimed.

The petitioner was taken to the police station within the absence of any girl police official and was beaten up by police officers, the plea alleged.

Kaur was arrested in Haryana’s Sonipat on January 12, the Haryana police had earlier mentioned.

Sonepat police officers had additionally mentioned {that a} police crew was attacked with sticks after they reached the positioning and a few policemen sustained accidents within the incident. PTI

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