Published on 10 Mar 2013
ALL INDIA BAMCEF UNIFICATION CONFERENCE HELD AT Dr.B. R. AMBEDKAR BHAVAN,DADAR,MUMBAI ON 2ND AND 3RD MARCH 2013. Mr.PALASH BISWAS (JOURNALIST -KOLKATA) DELIVERING HER SPEECH.
Dalit boy charged with theft found dead in Haryana, family accuses cops
CHANDIGARH: Barely two days after two dalit children were burnt alive in a Haryana village, a 14 year-old boy was allegedly killed by cops hours after he was questioned for theft of pigeons in Sonipat's Gohanapolice station on Wednesday.
The body of Govinda was found near his home at a vacant plot inGovindpura locality of Gohana on Thursday morning but the family members blamed cops for his death. The police have lodged an FIR against two cops of Gohana police station under murder charges after local residents blocked a road and local railway track for more than three hours which affected the train and transport services.
Deputy superintendent of policeSatish Kumar, who is looking after law and order situation at Gohana after the incident, told TOI that FIR has been registered against Subhash and Ashok — both assistant sub inspector (ASI) of police — on the complaint of deceased's brother Gautam.
The deceased Govinda. (TOI pic by Manoj Dhaka)
The police said that Gautam had produced Govinda in connection with theft of pigeons from his neighbourer. Police sources claimed that both parties had also reached on a compromise after their dialogue at the police station.
However, Govinda's family members alleged that he was killed by the cops. "The cops had even taken Rs 10,000 as bribe also from us to release him. But they did not release him," said Gautam while talking to the local media.
Soon his family members and other protesters gathered on Gohana-Jullana road on Thursday morning. First, they blocked road and then shifted to the railway track. Sources said that the police used force to disperse the protesters when they were blocking road and railway track. However, the cops had to run away from the spot following retaliation by the protesters.
The police officials have termed it a case of hanging, though, they have avoided on reaching on any conclusion before a probe into the matter.
THE HIMALAYAN TALK: PALASH BISWAS CRITICAL OF BAMCEF LEADERSHIP
[Palash Biswas, one of the BAMCEF leaders and editors for Indian Express spoke to us from Kolkata today and criticized BAMCEF leadership in New Delhi, which according to him, is messing up with Nepalese indigenous peoples also.
He also flayed MP Jay Narayan Prasad Nishad, who recently offered a Puja in his New Delhi home for Narendra Modi's victory in 2014.]