RJD to make death of 2 in police stn a poll issue

PATNA: The alleged death of two other folks in police custody in Sitamarhi last week has snowballed into a big political controversy with the RJD hard a judicial probe into the subject.

The RJD has also demanded that the erring police officers be charged with homicide and the following of kin of the two lifeless other folks get a repayment of Rs 50 lakh each and every and government jobs.

The two – Mohammad Gufran Ansari (30) and Mohammad Taslim (35) – died once they have been allegedly subjected to 3rd stage torture in police custody at Dumra police station in Sitamarhi district on March 7. The two, both residents of Ramdiha village beneath the Chakia police station space in East Champaran district, have been detained for interrogation in connection with a motorbike loot and homicide case.

Lashing out at the state government for the “barbaric” act of the police, RJD state president Ramchandra Purve on Thursday demanded a probe into the death of Gufran and Taslim by way of a sitting judge of the excessive courtroom. “Such a barbaric act of the police has never come to mild earlier in the state,” Purve stated, adding if the government didn't pay heed to the demands of the sufferers’ households, the party would accentuate agitation and make the incident an issue in the ensuing Lok Sabha election.

He alleged that the subject was being hushed up by way of the ruling JD(U) for the most obvious explanation why. “If the incident is investigated in a good means, the involvement of many leaders of the JD(U) will come to the fore, which the existing dispensation won't ever allow to happen,” he stated, adding that the role of the SPs of both East Champaran and Sitamarhi should be probed.

The RJD also demanded quick dismissal of the station space officers of Chakia police station in East Champaran district and Dumra in Sitamarhi district for “killing” the youths in police custody. “The seriousness of the state government may also be gauged from the fact that not one of the police workforce concerned in the incident has been arrested till date,” he lamented.

Inspector general (Tirhut zone) N H Khan stated an FIR beneath section 302 (homicide) of IPC has already been lodged in opposition to the police workforce concerned in the detention of the youths and their subsequent death. “An SIT has been set up and raids are underway to nab the accused police officers,” Khan informed this newspaper over the telephone on Thursday.

The IG stated some other case has been lodged in opposition to the SHO of Dumra police station for escaping from the police station after his arrest. Then Sitamarhi SP D Amarkesh had confirmed the arrest of the Dumra SHO Chandra Bhushan Singh. However, he later controlled to escape.

Dad alleges police excesses: Manauvar Ansari, father of probably the most deceased, Gufran Ansari, alleged that nails have been hammered into the sufferers’ thighs, soles and wrists. Besides, marks of injuries on their legs have been also discovered. “We noticed the marks of harm because of hamming of nails when the body was washed for burial. We have the movies and images, which confirmed the level of the police excesses,” Ansari informed media persons at the RJD administrative center in Patna.

Narrating the tragic incident, Manauwar stated, “We all have been rapid asleep when police officers on 5 jeeps reached our house around 1.30am. The police officers, who offered themselves from the Chakia police station, began inquiring about Gufran. They took him away in conjunction with a co-resident Mohammad Taslim. They informed the circle of relatives that Gufran was being taken up for wondering in connection with a case.”


Munauwar stated when he and his brother Sanawar Ali reached Chakia police station around 3am, they didn’t to find any of the two youths taken into custody from their houses. “One Pappu Yadav, a JD(U) functionary and stated to be an informer of the police, informed us that the youths had been taken to Dumra police station for wondering in a motorbike loot and homicide case. Pappu facilitated Sanawar to talk to Gufran, who may slightly speak and stated that he had been tortured by way of the police,” Manauwar stated.


“When I and the family members of Taslim reached Dumra police station in Sitamarhi, two women constables have been on accountability. They informed us that the two have been taken to the Sitamarhi sadar hospital after their condition deteriorated. When we reached the hospital, we discovered the two lifeless. We have been asked by way of the police officers to organize cars to take the our bodies from hospital to local village. We began for the local village after the our bodies have been handed over,” Manauwar added.


On attaining Ramdiha, the family members determined to raise a banner of revolt in opposition to police high-handedness. A road blockade was organised at Chakia at the national highway on 30. Taslim’s brother Tahsin Ansari, who was provide at the RJD administrative center, narrated the identical story.


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