Gurdaspur: Protesters ‘arm-twist’ cops to lodge instances
Gurdaspur, Could 12
Blocking the nationwide freeway (NH), and consequently placing 1000’s of commuters to inconvenience, has grow to be the rule relatively than an exception in Gurdaspur.
A Dinanagar college boy, using a bike, died not too long ago after colliding with one other biker. It was an open and shut case the place Part 304-A (loss of life resulting from negligence) ought to have been clamped on the erring motorcyclist. Nevertheless, the kin of the deceased went on a rampage and blocked the busy Gurdaspur-Pathankot street, claiming “the boy was bludgeoned to loss of life.” A case beneath Part 302 of the IPC was registered.
SSP Harjit Singh constituted an SIT which reported that it was a “clear-cut case of an accident.” “We have been arm-twisted into submitting a homicide case,” mentioned a senior officer.
Final month, an schooling supplier was despatched to jail beneath comparable circumstances. The mother and father of a minor rape sufferer blocked the Amritsar-Pathankot street for 10 hours, following which the police got here beneath stress. A compromise was reached during which the schooling supplier was requested to give up. “They just about pressured us into including Sections 109/115, IPC, the place there was no want to take action,” a senior officer mentioned.