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Farmer found dead near Tikri border a day before Bharat Bandh

District police suspect the death to be a murder and have filed an FIR against unknown persons while waiting for the post mortem report

Sabrangindia 26 Mar 2021

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A 61-year-old Punjabi farmer was found dead near the Tikri border farmer protest site on the evening of March 25, reported the Indian Express. The deceased identified as Hakam Singh from Bathinda was found near the new bus stand in Jhajjar, as per the Jhajjar police

According to people who found the body, the aged farmer was travelling to join the Bharat Bandh protests at Delhi borders. However, on the eve of the nationwide event, Singh was found dead with injuries allegedly caused by a sharp-edged object. Graphic photos of the body have been unfortunately circulated on social media.

Meanwhile, Bahadurgarh DSP Pawan Kumar told SabrangIndia that police are awaiting the post-mortem report to ascertain whether the nature of the death although it is suspected to be a murder.

“We have registered an FIR in the matter against unknown persons and are conducting investigations to identify the accused. Nothing more can be said until the report arrives on March 26,” he said.

On Friday, farmers, workers, students and all supporters of the farmers’ struggle entered the streets to protest the three farm laws and demand legal guarantee for Minimum Support Price (MSP) from the central government.

Despite increasing casualties of the movement – 320 deaths as of Thursday morning – farmer leaders appealed to all protesters to agitate peacefully. They reminded protesters that any kind of illegitimate debate and conflict would harm the movement that has remained successful for so long.

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Farmer found dead near Tikri border a day before Bharat Bandh

District police suspect the death to be a murder and have filed an FIR against unknown persons while waiting for the post mortem report

farmers protest

A 61-year-old Punjabi farmer was found dead near the Tikri border farmer protest site on the evening of March 25, reported the Indian Express. The deceased identified as Hakam Singh from Bathinda was found near the new bus stand in Jhajjar, as per the Jhajjar police

According to people who found the body, the aged farmer was travelling to join the Bharat Bandh protests at Delhi borders. However, on the eve of the nationwide event, Singh was found dead with injuries allegedly caused by a sharp-edged object. Graphic photos of the body have been unfortunately circulated on social media.

Meanwhile, Bahadurgarh DSP Pawan Kumar told SabrangIndia that police are awaiting the post-mortem report to ascertain whether the nature of the death although it is suspected to be a murder.

“We have registered an FIR in the matter against unknown persons and are conducting investigations to identify the accused. Nothing more can be said until the report arrives on March 26,” he said.

On Friday, farmers, workers, students and all supporters of the farmers’ struggle entered the streets to protest the three farm laws and demand legal guarantee for Minimum Support Price (MSP) from the central government.

Despite increasing casualties of the movement – 320 deaths as of Thursday morning – farmer leaders appealed to all protesters to agitate peacefully. They reminded protesters that any kind of illegitimate debate and conflict would harm the movement that has remained successful for so long.

Related:

Trade Unions, women’s groups, students gear up to join Bharat Bandh March 26

Martyrdom Day brings together Jawaans and Kisans

144 peasants died during farmers’ struggle since November 24, 2020

Farmers introduce MSP Loot Calculator; PM's MSP claims busted?

Farmers condemn parliamentary committee’s recommendation to implement ECAA 2020

Mitti satyagraha begins on the same day as the historic salt satyagraha!

Punish anti-farmer BJP and its allies in upcoming elections: SKM

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