User: pwdc Topic: Article 21
Category: Custodial Deaths :: Gujarat
Last updated: Jun 28 2017 05:38 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Sadhvi remanded in custody for two days 28.6.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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She accuses cops of torture in custody 22.6.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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PAAS to carry Ketan’s body to Raj Bhavan on Sunday 17.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
PAAS to carry Ketan’s body to Raj Bhavan on Sunday
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Patels to carry the corpse of youth killed in police custody till Guv house 17.6.2017 Deccan Herald - News
A group of Patels, including Hardik Patel and Patidaar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS), have announced their intent to carry the corpse of Ketan Patel, the youth who is said to have died in police custody in Mehsana, to Gujarat governor's house in Gandhinagar. Patels have planned this 60-km long procession from Mehsana civil hospital to Raj Bhavan in Gandhinagar for Sunday. According to PAAS, over 1000 cars and 2000 people on motorcycles would join the journey. Hardik, who has been barred entry into Mehsana district by the courts as part of his bail condition, is expected to join the procession on the Mehsana district border. After reaching Raj Bhavan, Patels plan to leave the dead body of Ketan at the gates of Governor O P Kohli's official residence and plead their case. The Patel leaders, who have been raising the demand for CBI enquiry and even got their heads tonsured in protest in the past. Ketan had died on June 3-4, 2017, allegedly due to the beating he received in police custody. The state, on ...
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Dalit organization says cop targeted because of caste 17.6.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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PAAS to carry Ketan’s body to Raj Bhavan on Sunday 17.6.2017 Rajkot - City - The Times of India
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Gujarat Cong leaders puzzled as Vaghela calls supporters’ meet 15.6.2017 BusinessLine - News
Little peace in BJP, too, as anger spreads over death of Patidar youth
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Patidar youth accuses two cops of torture 15.6.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Mehsana custodial death: FIR filed, two arrested 13.6.2017 Hindu: National
The death of Ketan Patel has triggered anger among Patidars.
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Congress protests across Gujarat over farmers issues, Patidar man's death 13.6.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
Gujarat Congress held protests against the BJP-led state and central governments over farmers' issues and the custodial death of a Patidar youth in Mehsana, the constituency of deputy chief minister Nitin Patel.
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Custodial death: Family submits complaint to police 13.6.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
Palanpur/ The family of 29-year-old Patidar man Ketan Patel, whose custodial death has sparked massive protest in Mehsana, finally submitted a written complaint to the police late on Monday night.
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Ketan Patel custodial death case: Three on fast hospitalized 12.6.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
Mahendra Patel, Vijapur MLA PI Patel and Congress leader Kirit Patel were taken to the hospital on Saturday late night.Doctors at the civil hospital told TOI that due to continous fasting, they suffered from dehydration.
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Shankersinh Vaghela returns; attends Congress meetings 12.6.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
To control the situation, Gehlot was given the task to take Vaghela into confidence again.Gehlot had also conducted a meeting with the senior leader and assured that "all is well" in the party.
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Cong. for CBI probe into Mehsana custodial death 11.6.2017 Hindu: National
The youth’s death has triggered anger among Patidars
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Patidar man's death: Cong seeks CBI probe, govt says issue being politicised 11.6.2017 deccanherald.com
Seeking a CBI probe into the death of a Patidar man in Mehsana recently, Gujarat Congress today said it would hold state-wide protests on the issue tomorrow, even as the state government alleged that the family of the deceased was being instigated by "some elements". Ketan Patel, a 28-year-old man from Patidar community, died under mysterious circumstances in Mehsana on Monday during his judicial custody. A resident of Balol village near Mehsana, Ketan was in judicial custody at Mehsana Sub-Jail since June 4 in a theft case. He died at the civil hospital on the night of June 5 within hours of admission. His family has alleged that he died due to custodial torture by police. A Congress delegation led by state party chief Bharatsinh Solanki, Leader of Opposition in Gujarat Assembly Shankersinh Vaghela and state party in-charge Ashok Gehlot, today met Gujarat Governor O P Kohli at Gandhinagar and handed over a memorandum demanding a CBI inquiry into Ketans death. In the memorandum, the Congress urged the ...
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Gujarat Congress demands Amit Shah's apology for his remarks on Gandhi 11.6.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Rupani in-charge of ad hocism 11.6.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
In poll-bound Gujarat, currently boiling with Patidar protests over alleged custodial death of a youth in Mehsana, many important police posts are in the hands of in-charge officers.The Rupani government's penchant for ad hocism can be gauged from its latest decision to give DIG Nipuna Torwane additional charge of sensitive Gandhinagar Range even though she has the responsibility of Karai police training academy as its joint director.
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Second postmortem done, father on fast unto death 10.6.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Several Patels in Mehsana get heads tonsured in protest against custodial death 10.6.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Several members of the Patidar community on Saturday got their heads tonsured to protest against the alleged custodial death of 30-year-old Ketan Mahendrabhai Patel in Mehsana. The members got their heads shaved inside the campus of Mehsana civil hospital and have vowed to send their hair to Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, deputy chief minister Nitin Patel, Home minister, Home secretary and state DGP, as mark of their protest against the state governments failure to ensure swift action against the culprits responsible for death of Ketan in police custody. "Community members got their heads tonsured near the body of Ketan kept in the postmortem room of the hospital to pray for the peace of the soul," Narendra Patel, senior Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti member from Mehsana, said. Other than PAAS, another organization fighting for cause of Patels in the state, Sardar Patel Group, head Lalji Patel too got his head tonsured. Ketan was arrested on Saturday last in a case related to theft of Rs 9,500 by local ...
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Custodial death protest: Over 150 Patidars tonsure heads; to send hair to Rupani 10.6.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
Around 150 members from the Patidar community in Gujarat today tonsured their heads to protest the death of 28-year-old Ketan Patel here allegedly in judicial custody earlier this week.The members got their heads shaved inside the civil hospital campus here and will send their hair to Chief Minister to register their protest against the government's failure to ensure action against culprits in the alleged police torture due to which Ketan died.Ketan, a resident of Balol village near Mehsana was in judicial custody at Mehsana Sub-Jail since June 4 in a theft case. He died at the civil hospital
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