2000 villagers gherao thana to get woman released in Bastar

November 24, 2014


Update: Madvi Sukdi was released last night (November 23, 2014).


From: Sudha Bharadwaj

We have come to know from Soni Sori that Madvi Sukdi from Village Bade Gurba, District Sukma, Chhattisgarh was picked up by police on the 20th November at 3.30pm. Apparently the police were asking for her husband Madvi Aayta. However the Superintentdent of Police Sukma denies any arrest or any knowledge. But he claims that a missing persons report has been registered. Sukdi’s four year old is very ill with high fever, has stopped eating, needs immediate medical attention Meanwhile about 2000 villagers are demonstrating at the thana where they have been since 21st November. These facts have been reported in Nai Dunia local newspaper. The situation is very tense.

Please call SP Sukma D. Shravan Kumar (09479190085, 09479190024), Collector Sukma Neeraj Bansod (09424136900) immediately and demand that Madvi Sukdi be released or produced before a court.