Two accused in Kunda DSP Ziaul Haques murder case,who are lodged in Pratapgarh jail,have requested for their transfer to Allahabads Naini jail alleging harassment by the aides of former minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiyya.
In an application filed in Lucknow CBI court of special judicial magistrate of Mirza Zeenat,slain Balipur pradhan Nanhey Yadavs brothers Phoolchand and Pawan and an aide Manjit Yadav have alleged that Raja Bhaiyyas driver Guddu Singh,his brother Rajeev and an aide Bulle Pal are harassing them inside the jail.
Guddu Singh,Rajeev and Bulle Pal are also lodged in Pratapgarh jail connection with the murder case of Balipur pradhan. The court today fixed May 23 for hearing on the application,said Basant Yadav,advocate for Phoolchand,Pawan and Manjit.
The advocate said he had filed the application earlier on April 22 on behalf of his clients and the court had then fixed May 9 for the hearing. Since he could not appear that day,the hearing on the application was pending. \ On Monday,he filed a request before the court for an early disposal of the application and the court fixed May 23 for hearing. The complainants will also be produced before the court as the period of their judicial remand will be ending that day,Basant Yadav added.
Yadav said Phoolchand,Pawan and Manjit had informed him that Guddu Singh,his brother Rajeev,Bulle Pal are allegedly allowed to move freely inside the jail. The trio keep coming to the complainants barrack and hurl abuses and manhandle them in presence of wardens. They also allegedly issue them life threats for giving statements against them and Raja Bhaiyya, said Yadav.
The lawyer said Phoolchand,Pawan and Manjit have also alleged that the jail administration forced them to work as labourers at different places in the jail for at least 12 hour every day. They alleged that the senior jail officials were harassing them at the instance of Raja Bhaiyya. The officials even tell the three inmates that they were facing the ordeal as they dared to oppose Raja Bhaiyya,Yadav said.