Vol. XLII No. 28 July 15, 2018
ANDHRA PRADESH: CPI(M) Protest against Harassment of Minorities

CPI(M) Andhra Pradesh state committee has organised a protest on July 12, against  the illegal arrest of young men belonging to the minority community in Guntur. The CPI(M) activists including the state secretary P Madhu, who were on their way to visit the families of the arrested were lathi-charged and arrested by the Guntur police. When people of minority community protested in front of the police station demanding action on an attempt to rape of a young girl from that community, the police instead of taking action in the case, has arrested eight men who were protesting and filed cases on a hundred of them. Despite government's assurance neither the arrested men were released nor the cases withdrawn.