Six farmers held for attempting suicide

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 02 Sep 2017 10:58:20


Staff Reporter,

Police have arrested six farmers for attempting suicide during a demonstration of ceiling affected farmers at Tilahari, on Friday.It may be mentioned that a large number of ceiling affected farmers are staging series of demonstrations against Urban Land Ceiling Act – 1976.

During the demonstration, some of the agitated farmers poured kerosene oil and attempted suicide by setting themselves afire. Taking prompt action on the incident, police personnel stopped the farmers and arrested six farmers on the spot for attempting suicide.

Gaur police have registered a case under Sections 309 and 151 of the IPC and arrested the accused.Learning about the incident, SDM, Namah Shivay Arjaria, SDM, Arvind Singh, Additional Superintendent of Police, Suraj Verma and CSP, Cantt, MP Prajapati, along with additional police force reached the spot and turned the situation under their control.

On the occasion, a large number of ceiling affected farmers pressed their demand for fulfilling their demand otherwise they will stage demonstration in front of collectorate and give their mass arrest. During the demonstration, Manish Kanogia, PG Najpande, Raju Mahawar, Dr Satyendra Yadav, Mukesh Patel, Parvati Patel and others were present.