Farmers' Protest Highlights| 'Brutal murder of Shubhkaran Singh': Agitation outside Sangrur police station demanding FIR against Anil Vij, Jind SSP

Farmers halted their 'Dilli Chalo' protest march, but remain put at the Punjab-Haryana border until February 29, post which they will decide on a course of action. They alleged that the Haryana government was complicit in recent violence and the 'murder' of 'martyr' Shubhkaran Singh. Meanwhile, Haryana extended internet suspension in seven districts till Saturday, citing the spread of 'inflammatory material' and 'false rumours'. Furthermore, farmers demanded an FIR against Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij and the Jind SSP over Singh's 'murder', with Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh Raja Warring leading a protest outside Sangrur police station. Allegations of police brutality surfaced, with Punjabi youth Pritpal Singh's brother claiming that he was beaten in a sack and denied proper treatment. Thank you for being with DH today. Good night!
Last Updated 24 February 2024, 17:23 IST
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Verma said that any other farmer from Punjab undergoing treatment in Haryana should also be handed over to the state authorities. (PTI)

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'Beaten in a sack, denied proper treatment in Chandigarh': Punjabi youth Pritpal Singh victim of police atrocities, alleges brother

(Published 24 February 2024, 02:27 IST)

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