Krishnagiri: Havildar Raghu’s video has gone viral on the web.
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Havildar Raghu of the Madras Regiment, who has been in service for a decade and a half, claimed that he needed to assault a person to save lots of his spouse and little one from an armed gang in Krishnagiri earlier in January.
In line with Raghu, who’s posted in Kolkata, he was despatched to Madhya Pradesh and Thiruvananthapuram as a part of a coaching session. He visited his spouse Usha and 10-month-old little one in Krishnagiri when he received every week’s break in between.
On January 7, the Havildar Raghu went to the home of 1 Shalini, a buddy of his spouse. Shalini was in the course of a household dispute and Usha reached her residence to console and help her struggling buddy. Whereas the ladies talked, Raghu got here out of the home together with his toddler.
As he sat down on a two-wheeler holding the kid, Shalini’s family members arrived on the spot and shot a spree of questions at him which quickly escalated into violence, he claimed.
“I got here out with my little one and sat on the scooty. The highway was blocked and was armed with iron rods. They tried to homicide me. After I requested why had been they doing this, they requested me why I come to this home (Shalini’s home) and requested me to not go to that home,” Raghu stated in a video that has gone viral on social media.
The video from the scene confirmed a lady screaming for assist after a person assaulted her with a protracted rod when he observed she was filming the continuing violence.
Usha was attacked on the top together with Shalini and Pavitra. Raghu managed to flee the spot with the ladies by counter-attacking one of many assaulters.
“Whereas I used to be speaking to them they attacked the women and for self-defence, I needed to assault an individual known as Kumaresan and escaped together with the ladies who had been injured. I took them to the Krishnagiri GH,” he narrated within the video.
Surprising police inaction; high-handedness
In line with Raghu, he reached Krishnagiri’s B3 Taluk police station, however the Inspector did not pay heed to his grievance. This pressured him to succeed in the SP workplace. Right here the soldier was requested to take his spouse to the Basic Hospital for therapy. No grievance was taken until then, he alleged.
On January 12, an Inspector, SI and a constable got here to Raghu’s home within the morning and requested him to come back to the police station.
“They requested me to take a seat within the room and requested me to inform them the small print. They had been getting solely my particulars however they didn’t ask something relating to the case. They made me sit within the station with out meals or water and within the night, I used to be requested to take a Covid check within the GH. After I requested why they requested me to cooperate after which they gave me arrest intimation.”
In line with Raghu, he tried telling the cops that he’s an Indian Military soldier on responsibility. However, regardless of his plea, he was taken to a Justice of the Peace and despatched to judicial custody until January 25. Nonetheless, on January 22, he was granted bail as a result of intervention of his regiment, he added.