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Rights activist Soni Sori held, released on bail

The AAP leader was arrested after she allegedly insisted on leading a rally against government inaction on the poll promise of freeing tribals under illegal arrest in Bastar.

Chhattisgarh's alleged police excesses against 'Maoist sympathisers' — these are the cases

Details of the terms of reference for the proposed commission are not known yet. However, the following are some prominent cases of accusations and arrests made by the Chhattisgarh Police in the past few years.


Chhattisgarh: Soni Sori accuses police of bid to frame her

According to the notice sent to the activist, Sodi Hadma, a resident of Nulkatong village, has complained that following the August 6 encounter in the village, in which 15 “jan militia” members of CPI(Maoist) were killed, Sori visited him and forced him to give statements against the police.

Soni Sori questions Chhattisgarh encounter, police call it above board

According to the police, they arrested two Maoists from the spot.

AAP petition in Chhattisgarh HC seeks SIT, judicial probe into Madkam Hidme encounter

Sori has alleged that Hidme was not a Maoist and was picked from outside her home, raped and then killed.

Chhattisgarh: Sori’s relative meets Special DG over ‘harassment’

In a letter presented to the Special DG, Markam wrote that Sori’s family members were being harassed by the SIT investigating the attack on her.


Police framing my family for attack on me: Soni Sori

Sori returned to Chhattisgarh on Friday after undergoing treatment for injuries caused on her face by a chemical thrown at her.

‘Soni Sori suffered chemical burns’

Sources said Sori was admitted in the ICU on February 21, a day after she was attacked near Bastanar in Chhattisgarh, to prevent any infection.

JNU agitation: Bastar IG now sees ‘Soni Sori plot’ in Umar Khalid speech

Umar Khalid had named Sori and the Jagdalpur Legal Aid Group during his speech in JNU when he had resurfaced on the campus, while police were looking for him. He had later surrendered.

Soni Sori rejects security cover

The police headquarters in Raipur Tuesday evening issued a press release, which said that in light of the attack, Sori would be given ‘Y’ category security.