Officials stop farmers from burning stubble, assaulted in Karnal

Officials stop farmers from burning stubble, assaulted in Karnal

Tribune News Service
Karnal, October 12

A supervisor of the Agriculture Department and his supervisor were allegedly assaulted by four farmers for stopping the latter from burning paddy stubble in Gharaunda’s Kaimla village on Saturday.

The farmers were booked under Sections 186, 307, 324, 332, 353, 379-B, 435, 427 and 506 of the IPC. One of them, identified as Balraj, had been arrested. He was produced in court and sent to judicial custody, the police said. Deputy Commissioner Nishant Kumar Yadav said no one was allowed to take the law into one’s own hands.

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