Raghunath Thakur has resigned. The humiliation and harassment was too much for him and his father. An IT professional, he was pushed on the stairs by the SHO as if he was some roadside criminal and taken away by force without any cognizable offence committed by him. It is heartrending to watch him being pushed around in the CCTV footage on the stairs while being taken away ,for no crime committed except perhaps that of joining our company. He is just 24 years old.
Aparajita, a professional dancer par excellence was pushed around by three constables. Her mobile was snatched away. It was painful to see her being assaulted and thrown out of the SHO’s room. Her crime: She was asking the SHO the reason for detaining and arresting three of our team members. She is just 21 years old.
All the other team members were forced to sit and see the drama without retaliating or recording what was going on. They were threatened with lathis and verbal abuse to not move and to not react.
These are innocent young bright people. Is this the way they are supposed to be treated by the uniformed force? It is a shame to even call them uniformed.
We were all raped on the night of August 11, 2014. And not only us, all our families were affected too. After all they just wanted decent lives for their kids. Not harassment in a police station for no crime committed.
We want to know why?
Is the SHO the Lord of the jungle? To do as he pleases? To wipe out lives, careers, reputation. dreams, hopes according to his whims and fancies?
Mr. Solanki: Can you create one job, one career for any one life?
Then what right do you have to snuff out so many lives, destroy so many careers, so many dreams? What right do you have to treat educated professionals like petty roadside criminals and push and shove them as per you will. You also held many of them by the neck and their collars? How dare you? How dare you?
We need protection from the police. They are the biggest legalized gundas in our country.
We need protection from the SHO, the constables, the ‘lal batti ki gadi’ ‘the khaki uniform’. They are all symbols of uncontrolled power and its abuse.
Is anyone listening?