Patna/Gopalganj : Acting chief justice of Patna high court  Iqbal Ahmad Ansari has asked the state Home secretary and director general of police (DGP) of Bihar to appear before his court  and  directed Commissioner, Saran Division, to inquire and report  in detail about the Gopalganj incident on Thursday in which ACJM, Gopalganj, Prabhunath Prasad was  slapped by  a police Sub- inspector on road. The Gopalganj district judge had informed the high court about the incident.

Meanwhile,  for the second consecutive day the lawyers  and the  employees of Gopalganj civil courts  remained on strike  paralysing the working of the courts  to protest the  high handedness  of police with a judicial officer on cross road. The lawyers staged demonstration and shouted slogans against the police and demanded arrest of all
accused policemen  without delay.

It may be recalled that on Thursday the road connecting Gopalganj  civil court and collectorate at Mauni crossroad was barricaded and only movement of vehicles of DM , SP and judicial officers were allowed  as  election of Zila Parishad on collectorate premises  was in progress. ACJM  Prasad  reached the Mauni crossroad on a
bike but stopped by  police sub inspector A K Yadav and four policemen. The ACJM made a call to SDPO and  the SDPO  on mobile phone asked the SI to allow him to go to the court. In the mean time,  the SHO of Jadopur police station picked up a verbal spat with ACJM and  allegedly slapped him. The ACJM submitted a written complaint to the
CJM of Gopalganj court  against SHO of Jadopur  police station and four constables. Gopalganj DM Rahul Kumar said that The District Judge, SP and he  discussed this matter and action  is being initiated .

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