Officials of Jindal Steel and Power Limited surrender in case of attack on RTI activist
Security officer Brigadier (retd) KK Chopra and Deputy Manager SN Panigrahi, both officials of Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) have surrendered in the district court. They were accused of complicity in the attack on the RTI activist Ramesh Agrawal and the court directed to send them to police remand till October 25.
Ramesh Agrawal had opposed the violation of pollution norms by the industries. He was shot at in his office in the Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh and is yet to recover. Earlier, the police had arrested Police four people - Sangram Singh, Sanjay, Naresh Patro and Tarkeshwar Rai.
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