Excise Dept officers raid farmhouse, held captive by Tarn Taran villagers
Tarn Taran, September 18
A staff of officers of the Excise Division was detained by employees of the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee, Punjab, and residents of Shahabpur Dial village right here on Friday once they raided the farmhouse of a farmer.
The staff was let go solely when Amrik Singh, Inspector of the Excise Division, who was heading the staff, apologized for his or her act.
This data was shared by members of the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee (KMSC) throughout a press convention organised right here on Sunday.
On the time of raiding the farmhouse, there was no male member of the joint households of farmer Harjit Singh and his brother Hardeep Singh in the home. When requested by member of the family Beantbeer Kaur, the staff launched themselves as Powercom officers who had come to examine energy theft. The staff was comprised 30 staff of Excise Division and police division.
Beantbeer Kaur obtained suspicious when the staff members began looking out every a part of the home. She knowledgeable the KMSC of the incident.
Quickly after getting the data on this regard, farmers beneath the management of Fateh Singh Piddi of the realm reached the spot and held the staff members captive. A staff of personnel of the Sarhali police station, led by Station Home Officer Sub-Inspector Parkash Singh, too, reached the spot to maintain the state of affairs beneath management.
With the intervention of village elders and the police, Excise Inspector Amrik Singh apologised and the staff was freed. He stated he did not recuperate something objectionable from the home.