Haryana lady judge, daughter rescued in Nuh violence; mob fired, set car on fire
An additional chief judicial magistrate of Nuh and her three-year-old daughter had a narrow escape when their car was attacked and set on fire by a mob during the ongoing communal violence brewing up in Nuh, an FIR has revealed.
Anjali Jain, the additional chief judicial magistrate (ACJM), and her daughter had to run for their lives on Monday, as the attackers were pelting stones and firing at them, said the FIR registered at City Nuh police station on Tuesday.
The judge, her daughter and staff had to take shelter in a workshop of the old bus stand in Nuh. Later, they were rescued by some advocates.
The FIR was filed against unidentified individuals in response to Tek Chand’s accusation. Tek Chand is a processor server at the ACJM, Nuh court. “The stone-throwing rioters were attacking them. After some stones shattered the back glass of the car, the rioters nearby started firing. We all got out of the automobile that was on the road and started running for our lives. We took refuge in an abandoned bus stop workshop, and subsequently, some advocates saved us. The car had been set on fire by the rioters the day after I went to check on it”, according to the FIR.
The gunman Siyaram, the ACJM, and her three-year-old daughter drove to the SKM Medical College at Nalhar in the ACJM’s Volkswagen at around 1 o’clock on Monday to buy medications, according to the FIR. About 100 to 150 rioters attacked them on the Delhi-Alwar route near the old bus stop around 2 o’clock as they were returning from the medical college.
The FIR was filed in accordance with applicable provisions of the Arms Act, sections 148 (riots), 149 (illegal assembly), 435 (fire with intent to cause damage), and 307 (attempt at murder) of the Indian Penal Code.