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“Section 307 should be imposed on police”: Farmer leader on death of 1 person in Sangrur – World News Network

Chandigarh [India], August 23 (ANI): Expressing their resentment against state police in the wake of a farmer’s death after being crushed by a tractor-trailer, farmer leader Satnam Singh demanded to impose Section 307 on the police.
Satnam Singh, farmers’ leader claimed that it was the fault of the police administration. Section 307 of IPC defines the offence of attempt to murder.
He said, “It’s the fault of the police administration. We were protesting peacefully for our demands. Section 307 should be imposed on police as they did not perform their duty. No one can stop our voices.”
Notably, representatives of 32 unions of farmers held a meeting at Sangrur. 
Singh further said that those farmers against whom FIRs have been lodged have to be quashed.
He said, “Government should take back the FIRs filed against our youth. Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) will hold a meeting in Chandigarh on this issue on September 2. Our leaders have been arrested in different states. Our farmer came under the tractor due to push by the police.”
Meanwhile, Punjab Minister Brahm Shankar Sharma Jimpa said that the AAP government is with the farmers and informed that a total compensation amount of Rs 186 crores has been released for farmers by the government.
“Most of the demands of the farmers (on protest) are related to the Centre. CM Bhagwant Mann wants to increase the compensation amount per acre and death of a farmer but it needs approval from the Centre and it is not allowing us to do so. CM has said that there is no lack of funds with the state. The farmers should talk to the government. We will give assistance to the family of the deceased farmer,” said Jimpa.
A farmer died after he was overrun by a tractor-trolly during the protest in Punjab’s Sangrur on Monday, police said.
The deceased farmer has been identified as Pritam Singh.”A tractor-trolly ran over an elderly farmer, Pritam Singh injuring his legs…He was immediately shifted to the hospital for treatment.
Later he was referred to Patiala, and he died on the way to Patiala Hospital. This is very unfortunate,” Sangrur SSP, Surendra Lamba said. 
“A tractor-trolly ran over an elderly farmer, Pritam Singh injuring his legs. He was immediately shifted to the hospital for treatment. Later he was referred to Patiala, and he died on the way to Patiala Hospital. This is very unfortunate,” Sangrur SSP, Surendra Lamba said after the incident. (ANI)


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