A lawyer, who together with 5 members of his household had climbed atop a water tank in Beli space right here on Saturday morning alleging police inaction into the alleged kidnapping of his brother and grabbing of his land in his native Hardoi district by a muscleman, refused to come back down until late Sunday night time regardless of repeated appeals, police mentioned.
Extra district Justice of the Peace (metropolis) AK Kanaujiya talked to the lawyer a number of instances. The ADM and the district Justice of the Peace of Hardoi additionally spoke with the lawyer and promised him all assist. Nevertheless, the lawyer Vijay Pratap, in his 40s, didn’t heed to their requests and demanded a CBI inquiry into his matter.
Pratap claimed to have made a number of complaints relating to the land seize by a muscleman and alleged that no motion was taken because the goon’s brother is a policeman posted on the workplace of the deputy inspector basic of police (DIG).
The lawyer mentioned he and his household have been on a starvation strike which they’d proceed until their calls for have been fulfilled. He claimed that he was carrying a big container of petrol and warned of self-immolation if any try was made to deliver them down forcibly.
In the meantime, a web was positioned close to the tank as officers desperately tried to persuade the household to come back down promising to handle all their points. Unable to persuade them, the officers offered them water, blankets and energy financial institution for retaining their cell phone charged in order that they proceed communication.
After climbing the water tank, the lawyer additionally made a video and posted it on social media.
The lawyer informed reporters that he had made the video stating his 13-point constitution of calls for to attract the eye of the chief minister and the Prime Minister in the direction of his plight.
Inspector, Cantonment police station, Neeraj Walia, who has been on the website shortly after the drama started, mentioned fixed efforts have been being made to persuade the lawyer and his kin to come back down.