Lawyer suicide, BJP MLA booked: Lawyers step up protest to launch 2-day strike from today

Over 100 attorneys protested in Meerut on Monday alleging police inaction after their colleague allegedly hanged himself to demise, accusing BJP MLA from Hastinapur Dinesh Khatik and a number of other others of harassing him in his suicide observe. The protesters staged a blockade by forming a human chain on the Commissioner’s Park after which marched to the SSP workplace to submit a memorandum. They ransacked furnishings within the workplace on not discovering the SSP.

Senior lawyer Omkar Tyagi, 50, died by suicide at his Meerut home on Saturday morning.

Giving a 48-hour deadline to police for arresting BJP MLA Khatik, attorneys have determined to observe a two-day strike from Tuesday. They can even maintain a gathering on Wednesday to resolve their future plan of action if the police failed to arrest the BJP MLA.

“SSP Ajay Sahni has assured us that they’ll take motion on this connection inside 24 hours and we have now determined to give them one other day to arrest all these named as accused within the FIR. We’ll observe a whole strike for 2 days and step up our agitation if police failed to maintain its promise,” stated Mahavir Tyagi, president of the Meerut Bar Affiliation.

Police stated an FIR has been registered in opposition to Khatik and 14 others on the Ganganagar police station for abetment of suicide late on Saturday night time. In his three-page suicide observe, Tyagi has accused Khatik and others of harassing him. His elder son, Luv Tyagi, and his spouse have been separated. They have been allegedly forcing Tyagi to pay Rs 14 lakh to Luv’s in-laws to settle the matter. The girl’s household has additionally registered a case underneath the Dowry Act, through which Tyagi, his spouse and two sons have been made accused.

Villagers of Kharkhauda’s Aichi, Tyagi’s native village, have determined to maintain a mahapanchayat in protest in opposition to the alleged police inaction on this matter.

“We can even put up posters saying that the BJP MLA will not be allowed to enter over two dozen villages for his motion, which claimed the lifetime of my father,” claimed Luv.

Nonetheless, Khatik denied all allegations levelled in opposition to him.

“I’m prepared to face any inquiry for the baseless fees. All accusations in opposition to me are politically fabricated on the behest of my opponents within the Samajwadi Celebration. I hope that police will conduct an unbiased inquiry and I’ll come out clear,” stated Khatik.

“We have now sought footage of CCTV cameras at Tyagi’s residence to test who had come to his home to threaten him as he has talked about within the suicide observe,” stated SSP Sahni.

In the meantime, Luv’s spouse Swati has publicly condemned him. “My husband himself is chargeable for the demise of his father who was not joyful together with his son’s behaviour in the direction of me. Luv has overwhelmed me up a number of occasions and even tried to kill me as soon as, to which my late father-in-law had strongly objected,” stated Swati.

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