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80-year-old MP woman fasts, seeking punishment for cops who broke her bones

Newspaper published a picture of Kamlabai being beaten by three cops using sticks

Anshul  |  New Delhi 

A photograph of an 80-year-old woman being beaten up by three cops wielding sticks during the ongoing farmers' protest in Madhya Pradesh, carried by Patrika, a Hindi daily went viral. Initially many questioned the legitimacy of the image but multiple media interviews of the woman confirmed the image to be real. According to the report in Patrika, the cops beat up the 80-year-old woman and ended up breaking her bones. The image led to outrage on social media for the inhuman behaviour of the cops. A report in Times of India identified the woman as Kamlabai Mewade, who ...

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First Published: Mon, June 12 2017. 15:49 IST
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