25 Gujjar women granted bail

June 12th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI  

Dausa (Rajasthan), June 12 (ANI): The Sessions Court here today granted bail to 25 Gujjar women, who were arrested for damaging rail tracks in Bandikui in Dausa last week.
Additional District and Sessions Judge Bhuvan Goel asked them to furnish a personal bond of Rs 10,000 each and a surety of same amount for their release.
On Wednesday, Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Rita Tejwani in Bandikui had rejected their bail pleas.
Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla had said that he will not send a delegation to Jaipur for second found of talks till the arrested women were freed.
These women were arrested under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Railway Act.
Bainsla had gone back on the written commitment given in Bayana during the first round of talks on Monday, and demanded release of arrested women activists and withdrawal of murder charges against 20 protestors as a pre-condition for talks. The agitating Gujjars and the representatives of the Rajasthan Government held the initial round of talks in Bayana on Monday evening. During the talks, the Gujjars demanded withdrawal of all cases by the State Government against agitators, compensation of Rs ten lakh, each for dead and a government job for one person for a deceaseds family, compensation of Rs two lakh for the injured and registration of cases against the policemen who fired on protestors. (ANI)

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