Six arrested in Gujrat for attack on RTI activist
The Amreli police (Gujrat) has arrested six persons in connection with the attack on RTI activist Natha Sukhadia (38). Sukhadia, was attacked by six persons on Monday night which he alleged was carried out at the behest of state agricultural minister and Amreli BJP MLA Dileep Sanghani. To the charge of Sukhadia that he was attacked at the behest agricultural minister Sanghani as he had been using the RTI Act and had made representations at various levels about the irregularities committed by Sanghani and his men in the district, Sanghani denied the allegation and termed it as "politically motivated”. Sukhadia had filed a complaint with the police wherein he named Bharat Kathi, Kishor Kathi, Ashok Kathi, Devendra Kathi, Bharat Jebaliya and Raghu Kathi. There have been a series of attacks on RTI activists which has been repeatedly raised in the media.