Jhansi: Senior Congress chief and former Union minister Pradeep Jain Aditya’s son on Monday wrote to the Chief Justice of India alleging that his father has been “illegally confined in his contain house” by the Uttar Pradesh Police since 25 December, and sought his rapid free up.
“…no reasons for detention were offered to him…. We suspect that the district administration and their political masters are focusing on my father attributable to his political affiliations,” Pradeep Jain Aditya’s son Gaurav wrote to CJI SA Bobde.
The Congress has alleged that Pradeep Jain Aditya and quite a bit of various party leaders were place under house arrest to discontinuance them from striking off a ”gai bachao, kisan bachao (build cow, build farmers)” march from Lalitpur to Chitrakoot from 26 to 31 December.
The party had planned the march in assorted districts of Bundelkhand plight to focus on alleged mismanagement in ”gaushalas” (cow shelters).
Jhansi deputy superintendent of police (City) Rajesh Kumar had acknowledged earlier that the Congress leaders were stopped from transferring out of their homes per apprehension of breach of peace.
In his letter to the CJI, Gaurav Jain acknowledged, “It’s far submitted that the detention is fully unlawful and in complete defiance of the rule of law. Such arbitrary police actions maintain violated my father’s basic rights… Such highhandedness, which is in opposition to the basic tenets of the Structure, is a goal like an undeclared emergency.”
“It’s extremely miserable that the articulate of Uttar Pradesh is indulging in the motion of unlawful confinement and detention. I place an tell to your hon’ble self to purchase suo-motu cognisance of this topic of non-public liberty and mutter the authorities to in an instant discontinuance the unlawful confinement,” Gaurav wrote.