Raipur: The youth involved in beating people of social organizations brutally in Azad Chowk police station area on Friday afternoon has been arrested by the police after intervention of BJP leader Gouri Shanker Shrivaas.
As per sources, the incident took place on Friday afternoon near the Satakshi temple in Azad Chowk police station area. An FIR was lodged in the case, but the police was alleged to release the accused under political pressure. However, after the video of the incident surfaced, the police was forced to take action again. BJP leaders also went to the police station and met the officers. Now 24 hours later on Saturday afternoon, the youth has been arrested by the police. The youths, who were beaten up by these accused, were working for a noble cause to serve free of cost food to the corona infected people.
The youths who were assaulted are volunteers of the Charameti Foundation. Prashant Mahato of the organization said that when our workers went to pick up petrol at the petrol pump in front of Rajkumar College Raipur, then Abez Baig along with his friend tried to indulge in a fight with workers. From there, our workers went to give food in front of the Satakshi temple to the patient living in home isolation in Mangalabazar area.
As per police sources, Abez lives in this area and soon after seeing the workers there, he attacked them. If one or two people did not come in between, they would have killed those boys. The police caught them in the evening but they were also released in a while. After this, the video of this incident went viral from Saturday morning, BJP leader Gouri Shanker Shrivaas reached the police station and demanded action from the officers, now the youths have been arrested.
BJP leader Gouri Shanker Shrivaas said that the Aves Baig of Satakshi temple area has been brutally assaulted the social workers without any reason. The information of the case was also given to CSP Ankita Sharma, and then these goons were released from the police station on a surety clause. He questioned that under whose pressure the police took such action and why such goons are being given political privilege.