Activist Nodeep Kaur Will get Bail In Two Circumstances, Recordsdata Petition For Third
Nodeep Kaur, a 23-year-old Dalit labourer and commerce union activist from Punjab who has been behind bars in Haryana since final month, received bail right now in one of many circumstances filed towards her. The activist had received bail in one other case final week. A petition requesting bail within the third case was additionally filed right now within the Punjab and Haryana Excessive Courtroom. She’s going to stay in jail till the court docket decides on her request.
Ms Kaur has been granted bails in FIR quantity 26 and 649. The petition for bail in FIR quantity 25 – during which she is charged with try and homicide – was filed right now in Punjab and Haryana Excessive Courtroom. The listening to is predicted after every week, sources mentioned.
The activist was arrested on January 12 when she had joined a protest by labourers at Haryana’s Kundli. She has been charged underneath sections that take care of try and homicide, extortion, theft, rioting, illegal meeting, extortion and legal intimidation.
The arrest of Ms Kaur – who comes from a household linked with activism – has drawn worldwide criticism. A number of public figures, together with US Vice-President Kamala Harris’s niece Meena Harris, have spoken in her help.
“Weird to see a photo of yourself burned by an extremist mob but imagine what they would do if we lived in India. I’ll tell you – 23 yo labor rights activist Nodeep Kaur was arrested, tortured & sexually assaulted in police custody. She’s been detained without bail for over 20 days,” Meena Harris, a lawyer and writer, had tweeted on February 6.
Bizarre to see a photograph of your self burned by an extremist mob however think about what they’d do if we lived in India. I will inform you—23 yo labor rights activist Nodeep Kaur was arrested, tortured & sexually assaulted in police custody. She’s been detained with out bail for over 20 days. pic.twitter.com/Ypt2h1hWJz
— Meena Harris (@meenaharris) February 5, 2021
Earlier this week, Nodeep Kaur’s sister Rajveer Kaur had refuted the fees levelled towards the activist.
“The government is afraid of the unity of workers of farmers and that is why my sister is being targeted,” Rajveer Kaur had advised reporters. “She has been beaten up in the police station by male staff and has even been sexually assaulted. There are injuries in her private parts. There should be strict action,” she added.
The police have denied the fees.