Saturday, September 10, 2011

Civic rights activists released on bail

Lungertoli Gali (Nala Road), Patna Welcomes Release of 5 Citizens from Jail, they were protesting Against Water logging & Filth

Residents of Langertoli Lane welcomed the release of 5 citizens from Jail who were protesting on August 12, 2011 at Nala Road against dumping of rotten garbage flowing in waterlogged lane. street corner meeting. Angry residents had blocked Nala Road. Ramakant Prasad, Patna, town DSP, Bihar Police unleashed lathi charge on women along with other citizens. Police resorted to brutal lathicharge indiscriminately. Police arrested 14 people, including 9 women and the DSP started beating them severely.

DSP Patna had filed a FIR against Suryakar Jitendra, Anil Kumar, Saroj Kumar Suman, Rahul Singh and Mohan Singh accusing them shouting “Prashashan Murdabad” among other things and had got them sent to jail. They were released on bail today. The judicial officer in expressed surprised at the police action. It’s a strange case of police assaulting citizens as well as filing case against them.

Suryakar Jitendra, State Secretary, Anil Kumar, former Patna District Secretary, Saroj Kumar Suman, Patna District Secretary of All India Democratic Students' Organization (AIDSO) have pledged to continue to protest for civil rights which is part of basic human rights.

Citizens’ March was organized on the streets of Patna All progressive- democratic forces and human right activists to oppose the repressive action of the Bihar Police. It is sure that the Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) activists were in the forefront in the protest of local citizens against dumping of garbage and dirty water logging for 10-12 days.

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