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Two years after Facebook beef post lecturer Jitrai Hansda held in Jharkhand

In the Beef dispute, the lecturer, Jitrai Hansda, has been arrested by Jamshedpur Police after two years from Sakechi.


Two years after Facebook beef post lecturer Jitrai Hansda held in Jharkhand

Jitrai Hansda


Jitrai Hansda, a lecturer who came to the dispute over his Facebook post, is now arrested by the Jamshedpur Police two years later. He was arrested near Pappu Hotel in the Sankchi police station area. The case was filed on June 2, 2017, against Jitrai Hansda Hansda, originally from Sarasamadha of Parasudih. Since then, he was running absconding. After the Beif controversy, he was fired from the Graduate College.

On 29th and 30th May 2017, Hansda posted on Facebook. After that, the students of Graduate College, Sakchi, filed a case against them and filed a case against them in Saakchi police station. Rajkee Kumar, in-charge of Sankchi police station inspector confirmed the arrest of Hansda.

Hansda wrote in Facebook post that beef food is part of tribal tradition. He also criticized the law against cow and asked why tribals should be like Hindus.

The Jamshedpur police had registered a case against them under section 153 A, 295A and 505 of the IPC. During hearing at the Jamshedpur court, the lawyer of the Hansda had said that under any law, criticism can not be considered as a crime. Hansda was only talking about the food habits and the culture of his community. The lawyer said that the accused has the right to protect his cultural rights.



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