(Update) Aparna Marandi in Jail, Accussed of Being ‘Naxal’

Aparna Marandi and her 4 year old son Alok Chandra Marandi , Sushila Ekka and Baby Turi and Satish were arrested at Hatia Railway station, Ranchi on Saturday, 8th of December by the Jharkhand Police. (Read details here- http://tinyurl.com/csukwv4)

They were taken to the CBI office at Morhabadi in Ranchi. They were interrogated there by policemen. At 10 o’ clock at night, they were taken to the women’s police station.

Under the guise of interrogation, the policewomen used foul language and undignified slang. The women were mentally and verbally abused. When the women expressed a basic need, like to use the toilet, they would be lambasted by the brute policewomen.

(Yet anotherpeace loving, justice seeking Jharkhand human rights activist) has been implicated in so-called ‘Maoist Attacks’.

Baby Turi, Sushila Ekka and Satish have been released on the evening of the 10th. Before being released the police tried to force them to sign a document stating that they were released on the 9th. They refused to do so.

Aparna is now being taken to Dumka prison. Her child is with her. Her camera has been confiscated.

Stay tuned for further updates.


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