West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday requested the state authorities to instantly launch non-public safety officer Balwinder Singh, whose turban got here off throughout his arrest final week, and known as it a case of human rights violation.
Mr Dhankhar, who has had frequent run-ins with the administration over varied points since he assumed cost on the Raj Bhavan a yr in the past, stated a delegation of ex-servicemen met him through the day and demanded that instances towards Mr Singh, a former Military jawan, be withdrawn.
“A delegation of Ex Servicemen Veterans known as on me looking for rapid launch, withdrawal of case #BalwinderSingh. Painful case of gross human proper abuse and police highhandedness @WBPolice @HomeBengal,” he tweeted.
“Attraction @MamataOfficial to forthwith #Balvindrasingh and withdraw case,” he added.
The governor had met Mr Singh’s spouse Karamjit Kaur and their son three days again and urged Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to “undo the flawed dedicated”.
He had additionally met a Sikh delegation from Delhi on October 11 and stated that as an alternative of “justifying”, police ought to go for “rectification” of the act.
Controversy erupted after visuals of the police beating up Mr Singh through the BJP’s ”Nabanna March” on October 8 went viral on social media.
A bit of the netizens claimed the police had pulled off his turban through the scuffle.
The federal government, nonetheless, maintained his turban got here off through the scuffle with the police.
Mr Singh is within the custody of Howrah Police since his arrest.