Human rights activist accused Ch`garh police of beating him
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Last Updated: Sunday, December 13, 2009, 22:10
  
Raipur: A lawyer associated with a human rights organisation here has alleged Bijapur police of beating and holding him up for whole night.

Eldin Toppo working for Human Right Law Network has alleged that while he was working for his organisation in Bastar on December 10, the Bijapur police asked the domestic help of an Ashram, where Toppo was putting up, Kopa Kunjam to accompany them.

Toppo said being a lawyer and human rights activist he too left with the police and Kunjam to Dantewada police station. However, in midway police told them that they were being taken to Bijapur police station instead of Dantewada.

When both of us protested, policemen thrashed us and took us to Bhairamgarh police station where they beat us again and held us up till next morning, he said.

Meanwhile, Bijapur police have denied any such incident.

Additional superintendent of police of Bijapur district, B P Rajbhanu said that Kunjam was wanted to police in connection with a kidnap and murder case and they took him to Bhairamgarh police station for interrogation purpose.

PTI


First Published: Sunday, December 13, 2009, 22:10


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