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Tewatia will be arrested wherever he is found: UP Police

Last Updated: Thursday, May 26, 2011 - 22:26

Lucknow: Absconding farmer leader Manveer
Singh Tewatia, who is wanted and carrying Rs 50,000 reward on
his head, would be arrested wherever he is found, Uttar
Pradesh police said on Thursday.
"The leader is wanted by the state police and we can
arrest him anywhere in the country. If need be we will contact
Delhi Police for the purpose," Special DG (Law and Order) Brij
Lal told reporters in reply to a question.

Tewatia, is on the run after the May 7 farmer-police
clashes at Bhatta Parsaul in Gautam Budh Nagar.

About the proposed joint demonstration of All India
Jat Arakshan Sangharsh Samiti and All India Kisan Liberation
Front in support of Tewatia at Jantar Mantar on Sunday, Brij
Lal said the police would make attempts to arrest Tewatia.
The two farmer organisations are demanding a free and
fair inquiry by an independent body into the police firing at
Bhattar Parsaul village, besides formation of a committee to
visit the village for restoring confidence among residents.


First Published: Thursday, May 26, 2011 - 22:26
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