Dalit Labour Activist Nodeep Kaur Granted Bail By Punjab & Haryana High Court

Dalit labour activist Nodeep Kaur was released from prison on Friday after she was granted bail by the Punjab and Haryana High Court.Kaur was arrested in January by the Haryana Police under charges of extortion and attempt to murder. Over six weeks after she was arrested in Haryana’s Sonipat for allegedly gheraoing an industrial unit and demanding money from the company.She also claimed she was physically assaulted in police as well as judicial custody after her arrest by the Sonipat police in January. She further claimed her medical examination was not conducted, in violation of Section 54 of the Criminal Procedure Code.

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