Minor booked under Goonda Act in UP

Last Updated: Thursday, February 17, 2011 - 23:41

Muzaffarnagar: A Class III student of a
nearby village has found himself booked under the stringent
provisions of the Goonda Act thanks to the callousness of the
police.
A case under Goonda Act was yesterday registered in
Jhinjhana police station against Saddam, son of Yakoob, of
Chosana village, police said.

Goonda Act provides for preventive detention for a
period of three months and imposes stringent conditions for
securing bail.
Acting on a challan filed by the police, an Executive
Magistrate yesterday issued a notice against the boy following
which the boy`s father wrote a complaint to District
Magistrate.

District Magistrate Santosh Kumar has assured boy`s
father Yakoob of taking action against the guilty and also
ordered an inquiry into the case.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, February 17, 2011 - 23:41

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