LJP workers clashes with police over stripping case

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Patna, July 27(ANI): Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) activists clashed with police, following a baton charge at a party rally here on Monday.

Former Union Minister and LJP President RamVilas Paswan had joined the protest alongwith his supporters calling for action over the alleged stripping and assault of a woman by a group of men in Patna.

Paswan was marching from the party office to Raj Bhavan to submit a memorandum to Governor Devanand Konwar.

As the activists expressed their outrage over the incident, police ordered for a baton charge that led to scuffle.

Paswan announced plans for a sit- in protest after the baton charge. The LJP has given a Call for filling up jails in Bihar as part of their protest.

Last Thursday a group of men had allegedly abused, assaulted and then stripped a 22-year-old woman in full public view on a busy road of Patna.

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has ordered an inquiry into the incident and suspended some police officers on the issue, (ANI)

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