Sunday, January 17, 2010

Lawyers beat up youth in court campus

Ahmedabad: A youth was beaten up by three lawyers at Gheekanta court premises after a scuffle on Saturday. Pritesh Shah, 28, filed a complaint with Karanj police station officials on Sunday in the matter.

According to the complaint, Shah, a resident of Kes h av b a u g Colony, Satellite, is fighting a case in the metropolitan court for last one year. When Shah came with his brother Ruchir and sister Dhara on Saturday, he was approached by Kirti Purabiya, Kanji Chauhan and an unidentified person, all lawyers practising at Gheekanta court, who told him to take the case back.
“When Shah refused to comply with the demands, Purabiya attacked him. The lawyer trio started beating up him and his brother. Other people present on the scene intervened and saved them. According to the complaint, Purabiya represents the opposite party. “We are investigating the case,” a Karanj police station official said.

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