Farmers' Protests| Journalist Mandeep Punia Denied Bail; Sent To Jail: Reports


 Columnist Mandeep Punia who was confined yesterday from the Singhu line has been denied bail and shipped off prison on Sunday, reports asserted. 


Punia has been charged under Sections 186 (blocking community worker in release of public capacities), 332 (willfully making hurt stop local official from his obligation), 353 (attack or criminal power to discourage local official from release of his obligation) of the Indian Penal Code. 


Punia, an independent writer and patron for The Caravan magazine, was covering the ranchers' dissent and resulting conflicts at Singhu line when he was confined by the Delhi Police for purportedly acting up with an authority working at the dissent site, according to a report by The Indian Express. 


'Punia was remaining with the dissenters and he didn't have a press ID card,' a unidentified official disclosed to The Indian Express. 'He was attempting to travel through the blockades which were kept to isolate and make sure about the territory. A quarrel broke out between police work force and him. He acted mischievously... there was some mistreating too. He was then kept.' 


Prior to his confinement, Punia posted a video on Facebook giving an individual record about the savagery at Singhu line. He talked about how gatherings raised enemy of rancher trademarks, pelted stones at the dissent site all within the sight of police authorities. 


He had additionally posted a video about how occasions disentangled on Republic Day during the ranchers' farm hauler rally. 


Since Friday, Singhu line has changed from a tranquil dissent site to one of conflicts. A gathering of around 200 jumped the scene in the midst of substantial security, pelted stones at ranchers and vandalized their tents. While the gathering professes to be "neighborhood" occupants, ranchers assert that they are Bharatiya Janata Party allies. 


As pressures stayed intense, the Union Home Ministry on Saturday snapped portable internet providers at three dissent locales to 'keep up open security.'

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