Gujarat: four policemen booked for ‘custodial loss of life’ of two tribal youths in Navsari


4 policemen had been booked Wednesday over the alleged custodial loss of life of two tribal youths, who had been discovered lifeless on Chikhli police station premises in Navsari.

Two tribal youths from Dangs, Sunil Pawar (19) and Ravi Jadav (19), had been detained on suspicion of auto theft on July 20 at Chikhli police station. The following day, our bodies of each the youths had been discovered hanging with an electrical cable hooked up to {a computer} system within the laptop room.

The 4 policemen — Ajit Sinh Zala (Police Inspector), M B Kokni (Police Sub-inspector), Shanti Sinh Zala (Head Constable), Ramji Yadav (Police Constable)—who had been earlier suspended in reference to the case have been booked below IPC Part 302(murder) and below the related part of the Atrocity Act.

Navsari DSP Rushikesh Upadhyay stated, “We’ve registered and offence into the incident, after assembly the relations of the deceased… The investigation might be carried out by Deputy Superintendent of Police of Navsari SC/ST cell R D Faldu.”

Speaking to The Indian Categorical Sunil Pawar’s elder brother Mahesh Pawar (25) stated, “We suspect that Sunil was mentally and bodily tortured by the cops. He had no prison instances in opposition to him, and the police had been attempting to border him within the car theft case. We demand that the policemen be strictly punished. ”

Within the final two days, BJP and Congress leaders had submitted memorandums to the authorities involved demanding strict motion in opposition to the 4 policemen.

On July 27, Dangs BJP MLA Vijay Patel, together with relations of deceased two youths, had met Navsari District Superintendent of police Rushikesh Upadhyay, and made representations in search of to register offence in opposition to all of the 4 policemen.

Dangs MLA Vijay Patel instructed The Indian Categorical, “We condemn such incidents… I took the relations of the 2 youths to the DSP workplace and submitted the illustration. The police officers have ordered Chikhli Police to register offence in opposition to the 4 suspended policemen.”

Congress MLAs Anand Chaudhary, Punaji Gamit and Anant Patel,together with occasion’s former MP Amarsinh Z Chaudhary Wednesday handed over a memorandum to Mamlatdar of Dharampur Priyanka Patel in search of to e-book the 4 cops below fees of culpable murder not amounting to murder below the IPC and related sections of Atrocity Act.

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