Lawyers boycott court and sit in dharna

Lawyers of Rourkela Bar Association boycotted the court and sat on a dharna in Rourkela demanding transfer of the Superintendent of Police.

Updated: Feb 14, 2011, 17:19 PM IST

Rourkela: Lawyers of Rourkela Bar
Association on Monday boycotted the court and sat on a dharna in Rourkela
demanding transfer of the Superintendent of Police.

The association under the leadership of its president
Ramesh Bal staged a silent procession with black badges and
marched to the additional district magistrate`s office where
they sat on dharna.

The bar members submitted a memorandum containing
their demand addressed to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

Earlier, the bar association had submitted a
memorandum on January 21, 2011 demanding the SP`s transfer
alleging police atrocity on general public, reign of terror,
deplorable policing in Rourkela police district.

Monday`s memorandum sought the SP`s transfer within
seven days and a high level inquiry into several incidence of
failure and high-handedness of the police.

PTI