Una flogging case: Accused seeks bail, claims he didn’t ‘beat up’ Dalits

Other three accused — Rahul Parmar, Chadnresh D Dhakan and Shailesh Bambhaniya — have moved the special court, seeking anticipatory bail.

By: Express News Service | Ahmedabad | Updated: August 23, 2016 12:29 pm
cow-759 A video grab of the incident in Gujarat.

One of the arrested accused, a retired government servant, Monday moved regular bail application before a special court in the Una flogging case. He is among the 36 accused arrested so far by the CID (crime), which is investigating the case in which four Dalit men were flogged for skinning a dead cow at Mota Samadhiyala village of Una taluka in Gir Somnath on July 11.

The accused, Shantilal Monpara, president of Sanatal Charitable Trust which claims to be working for the protection of cows, moved the application for bail, stating he was “innocent”. He has said in the bail plea that he was not part of the mob which beat up the Dalit youths, but he had phoned the police about the alleged killing of a cow and had escorted the policemen to the flogging spot.

On the other hand, three persons — Rahul Parmar, Chadnresh D Dhakan and Shailesh Bambhaniya — have moved the special court, seeking anticipatory bail. Apprehending arrest, they have said that they have nothing to do with the case. Rahul Parmar is also said to have informed police about the alleged killing of a cow. Parmar is associated with Monpara and claims to be working as a ‘gau rakshak’ for the past several years.

Although there is no provision of filing anticipatory bail in an atrocity case, their advocates said that since they have not been named in the FIR, they moved anticipatory bail pleas. The special court Monday adjourned the matter for hearing next Monday.

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  1. A
    Aug 23, 2016 at 7:17 am
    India has become intolerance country the w world knows that india has become intolerance country we have to remove intolerance from india dalits are hared by intolerance people without dalits india is not india mayavati is our mother india she is goddess durga mayavati our durga goddess mayavati will remove intolerance from india she will make india a tolerance country mayavati please become our country prime minister long live india long live mayavati durga mata long live india bharat mata ki jai
    1. J
      Aug 23, 2016 at 6:38 am
      THey deserve a public, nationally televised flogging. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;These are the same slime who will throw plastic on the streets, which the cows eat, and beat and chase the cow if it munches on their garden. They will also beat and torture live humans to protest skinning of dead cows.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Flogging is not enough..
      1. M
        Aug 23, 2016 at 8:15 am
        dont worry, one phone call from Bhagwat/shah or another sangh head to the judge and they will get a" clean chit", the so called fashion of this government !!! than they will go back to do what they do best, har the citizens !!!!!unemplo, standing around the market area and been paid to create trouble !!!!
        1. P
          Parth Garg
          Aug 23, 2016 at 6:58 am
          The accused may be telling the truth. He may be flogging the dead cow and not the dalits.
          1. P
            Aug 23, 2016 at 7:23 am
            .lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;ATTACKS ON DALITS and MINORITIES :lt;br/gt;-----------------------------------------------------lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;RSS BJPs INSUTIONALISED hatred for dalits and minorities has resulted in numerous attacks in dalits by their organizations. Just because dalits have been attacked before does not absolve RSS/BJP of attacking dalits, as a organization they are held to higher standards than some riff raff goons. Is that wrong? lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Rohit Vemula, lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Una Dalits attacks in Gujarat by RSS, lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Dalit attacks in Chickmagalur by RSSs Bajrang Dal lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Demolition of Ambedkar Bhavan in Mumbai, lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;RSS BJP leader calling dalit leader Mayawati a prosute,lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;RSS/BJPs Bajrang Dal attacks pastor and his wife in Madhya Pradesh,lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;RSS/BJPs Gau Rakshaks attack muslim couple in Madhya Pradesh on train in January 2016lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;RSS/BJPs Gau Rakshsaks attacks muslims in Jharkand,lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;RSS/BJPs goons LYNCHED Aqlakh to death on fake allegations of cow slaughter lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Tribal girls from am are KIDNAPPED by RSS and traffickedlt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;RSS/BJPs Gau rakshsaks force feed cow dung, cow to 2 men in Haryana lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;RSS/BJPs goons attacked and threatened movie theatres merely because Shahrukh Khan spoke about growing intolerance in country (thus proving him right)
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