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Custodial Deaths: Gadhvi community calls Mundra Bandh  

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Following the death of two men booked for theft and badly beaten in police custody at Kutch’s Mundra police station, the Gadhvi community has called for a Mundra Bandh on Monday demanding action against the cops responsible for the death. The community has also sought the cooperation of all traders’ associations for the bandh.

Notably, the men were allegedly beaten badly in the police custody and when their condition deteriorated, they were admitted to a hospital in Ahmedabad in a critical condition where one of them died on Saturday night.

What the Gadhvi community leaders are saying?

Gadhvi community’s president Vijay Gadhvi alleged that three men of the community were beaten badly by the cops from Mundra police station without any evidence against them. No action has been taken against the three cops responsible for the death.

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He said that they will continue their agitation till justice is delivered and the Mundra bandh has been called as part of the agitation.

Case details

As per the case details, the Mundra police arrested three men in connection with a theft case. They were allegedly beaten in police custody resulting in the death of one of them, Arjan Gadhvi. The two others were sent to Ahmedabad for treatment where another accused Harjug Gadhvi died on Saturday night.

Due to this, there is widespread anger against the police in the area.    

 

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