Jammu, July 28 : Residents of Hira Nagar and Kathua today held a protest demonstration against the station house officer (SHO) of Hira Nagar Narender Singh, for his alleged high handedness and arrogant attitude towards the people and unduly harassing the Kandi belt Congress president, Kathua district.
The residents alleged that the SHO had kept Sudesh Kumar Sharma under unlawful custody in the police station and had beaten him and his supporters outside the police station on July 19.
Addressing mediapersons, Sudesh Kumar Sharma and his supporters charged the SHO of disregarding and not obeying the order of the court. Sudesh alleged that the SHO had not granted anticipatory bail against his arrest on the alleged fabricated charges registered against him on a false complain lodged by a person from Hira Nagar, who had some personal score to settle with him.
Sudesh alleged that as he produced the court order of his bail to the SHO at Hira Nagar police station, the later threw the same on his face, abused him and stripped him.
“He dragged me into his office room and kept me under unlawful custody for one hour. On his order, policemen pushed away and abused my supporters who had accompanied me to the police station, ” Sudesh said.