Kin of slain Dalit RTI activist threatened

Kin of slain Dalit RTI activist threatened

News - Latest News, Breaking News, Bollywood, Sports, Business and  Political News | Times of IndiaRajkot: A relative of slain RTI activist Amra Boricha was threatened in Bhandaria village of Bhavnagar district on Tuesday allegedly for attending Boricha’s funeral.
Mohan Makwana (67), a resident of Bhandaria lodged a complaint against Kshatrapa Odarka and one unidentified person for allegedly thrashing and threatening him for attending the funeral of Boricha in Sanodar village in Ghogha taluka in Bhavnagar.

Boricha, who was provided police protection after a threat to his life, was murdered near his house in Sanodar village last week. Police have booked ten persons for the murder of Boricha.
“On Tuesday night, when I was returning from my farm, two persons on a bike passed by me. After going a distance, they returned and threatened me for attending the last rites of Boricha. They said I will end up the same way. They also hurled caste-based abuses at me,” alleged in his police complaint.
Police have booked Odarka and the unidentified accused under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and sections of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and launched a probe.

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