House Arrest Case of Amitabh Thakur Maintainable, Statement To Be Recorded On July 11
Lucknow, June 22 (TNA) The CJM of Lucknow Ravi Kumar Gupta has found the complaint filed by Amitabh Thakur against his house arrest maintainable and has fixed July 11, 2022 for recording his statement.
Lucknow Police had placed Amitabh under house arrest since evening of 19 June in order to prohibit him from going to the Maha Satyagrah organized at Eco Garden Lucknow against the alleged improprieties in the UP SI Recruitment examination. It also took away a few candidates from Amitabh’s residence who had come to meet him.
On 20 June morning the Police told Amitabh that senior officers had said that he was not permitted to move out of his house and if he moved out, he would be put under arrest.
Amitabh presented a complaint before CJM Lucknow Court against this house arrest, calling it completely illegal detention and a criminal act. He said similar action had been taken against him during 21 to 27 August 2021 after which he suddenly arrested.
Today Amitabh’s counsel Deepak Kumar, told the Court that Amitabh’s health deteriorated due to intense mental pressure caused due to illegal detention, after which he had to be admitted in Lohia Hospital. Even there the Policemen went after him and kept him in illegal guard.