Liquor prohibition law is in force in Bihar. But even after this, the sale of liquor has not been completely curbed in the state. In such a situation, the police conduct raids at various places. Meanwhile, the Patna excise police, which went to take action in the Dalit colony, have been accused by the villagers of assaulting men and women. Not only this, the victims also accused the police of snatching the cash.
According to the report of ‘Hindustan’, the case is of Majhanpura village under Dhanrua of Patna district. Here on Saturday (April 29, 2023) night, the people of Dalit Basti came out of their homes and were sitting on the roadside and talking. In the meanwhile the excise police reached there. It is alleged that after this about a dozen policemen started showering sticks while making casteist remarks on the people. When the villagers opposed this action of the police, the policemen entered the houses of the people. After this, women were also assaulted.
A dozen people of the Dalit colony were injured due to the action of the product police. The injured include both men and women. The condition of one of these women is said to be serious. The injured were admitted to the hospital for treatment. First Bihar has said in its report that the villagers allege that the police beat them up without any reason. After the incident, angry people created ruckus by reaching Dhanrua police station. Also demanded action against the accused policemen.
The victim women Kajal Devi and Kiran Devi have alleged that the Excise Police entered their house and took out Rs 30,000 each kept in a box. At the same time, the victims Nitish Paswan, Rajmani and others say that the police brutally beat them up. At the same time, in this case, the Excise Police has termed the allegations leveled against it as baseless. Dhanrua’s station in-charge Satendra Kumar has said that information about the matter has been sent to the top officials, necessary action will be taken on receipt of instructions.