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India accuses Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Activist Tista Setalbad, remarks on arrest of former police officer

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NGO Justice and Peace Citizen’s Secretary Teesta Setalvad, along with Zaika Jafri, the widow of Parliamentary Parliamentarian Ehsan Jafri, filed a petition with then-Head of Gujarat Narendra Modi in connection with Gujarat in 2002. did. Riot.

The Indian Ministry of Foreign Affairs accused the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UN OHCHR) on Wednesday for speaking about the arrests of activist Tista Setalbad and two others.

“We saw comments from the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on legal action against Tista Setalbad and the other two,” Arindam Bagchi, an official spokesman for the ministry, said in a statement.

He described his statement as “injustice,” a spokesperson said: “Indian authorities act strictly in accordance with established judicial processes against violations of the law. Labeling legal actions such as persecution of activism is misleading and unacceptable.”

He also said that such a statement was “Configure interference In India’s independent judicial system. “
Earlier this week, the UN OHCHR Expressing concern He called for immediate release of social activist Setalvad and two former police officers over their arrest and detention.

Setalvad and former police officers Threekumar, and Sanjiv Bhatt were arrested by Gujarat police last week after police complaints were filed in the city of Ahmedabad by police officer Darshansinh B. Barad.

They collude to create facts and documents, guide witnesses, and compose people based on submissions submitted to the Special Investigation Team (SIT) formed by the Supreme Court of India for investigation. Has been accused of misusing the process of law by creating false evidence in the 2002 Gujarat Riot..

The arrest dismissed a petition filed by the Supreme Court of India by the widow of Setalvad and Zakia Jafri, parliamentary member Ehsan Jafri, in connection with the 2002 riot, and gave a clean voucher to then-Mayor Narendra Modi of Gujarat. It was done the day after handing it over.

Esan Jafri was killed during a riot in Gujarat after a train carrying Hindu pilgrims returning from Ayodhya burned.



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