Agitating farmers cane charged by Amritsar police

February 21, 2014 10:38 PM

AMRITSAR: A heavy police Force today lathi charged on agitating more than three hundred farmers here today in the evening.
Farmer were demanding for restoring the electric connections which were disconnected due to non payment and slash in power tariff.

Situation took ugly turn, when a heavy crowd of farmers led by Kissan Sangarsh Committee outfit led by Satnam Singh Pannu today cordoned off the Punjab State Power Corporation office and detained its officers inside the office, a heavy police reached o the spot resorted lathi charge on farmers in order to get released officers.

In the melee more than one dozen famers were injured. During the protest females members of agitating farmers were also with them who also pelted stones on police party.

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