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Policemen Beat Up Women Protesters

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      Lucknow: Women protesting against cops’ refusal to file an FIR on a missing six-year-old child were beaten up pitilessly by policemen in Aligarh on Thursday, with TV cameras recording the stomach-turning visuals of several activists brutalized by men in uniform.

      The child, who’d gone missing on Wednesday, was later found dead. This led to angry women and men taking to the streets demanding action against cops who had refused to file the complaint, and had instead asked the parents to look for their kid themselves.

      Later, Aligarh senior superintendent of police Amit Pathak admitted the police had mishandled the protest and the circle officer of Banna Devi was transferred. Two junior officers were suspended.

      On Thursday, the discovery of the girl’s body in a garbage dump triggered largescale resentment in the area. It was alleged she was sexually assaulted before being strangled, which added to the anger among family members and their neighbors. Cops reached the spot to videograph the crime scene and complete other formalities. However, angry women insisted that they were treated badly and blamed the police for the girl’s death. They said had cops acted on the parents’ complaint, her life could have been saved.

     Police brass learnt about the incident through TV channels, that broadcasted the footage of women being beaten up incessantly on Thursday.

     On their part, cops said they were outnumbered with crowd hurling stones. By the time additional forces reached the site with, mob frenzy had damaged police vehicles and wounded at least three cops. Rumors of police firing triggered panic in localities near the Banna Devi.

Cop thrashes woman, tears off her clothes 

A woman was allegedly assaulted and her clothes torn off by a policeman in Amritsar district of Punjab. Kuljit Kaur (43) from Nandwala Nawan village 20 km from Amritsar alleged on Thursday that she was assaulted when she was on her way to deliver medicines to her husband on Wednesday night. TNN

A policeman thrashes an old woman during a protest over the alleged rape and murder of a six-year-old girl in Aligarh on Thursday