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Murdered Gurugram schoolboy's advocate attacked by Delhi Police officer

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Sushil Thekriwal, the counsel of murdered Gurguram schoolboy Pradhuman Thakur, was on Saturday evening attacked by a Police official here, his wife said. Police however denied it.

Thekriwal's wife Mamta Thekriwal told IANS: "We were attacked by a Police officer outside Ashoka Hotel here."

She also said that the couple and their son had gone to Ashoka hotel for dinner and the incident happened around 8.30 p.m. when the family came out.

She also alleged that the Police officer who assaulted her husband also threatened him to leave the Pradhuman Thakur case.

"The Police officer also mishabehaved with me when I tried to make the video of the incident," she alleged.

Thekriwal identified the Police cop as Sanjeev Singh Yadav, through his name plate on his uniform.

Pradhuman Thakur, 7, a student of class 2 at Ryan International School was found murdered in the school premises on September 8.

However, a senior Police official denied the incident, saying the lawyer was only restrained as he had strayed into the "VIP route".



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First Published: Sat, December 02 2017. 22:42 IST