Kaur was arrested on January 12 for allegedly gheraoing an industrial unit with others in Haryana’s Sonipat.
The Punjab State Commission for Scheduled Castes on Monday asked a State additional chief secretary to intervene in the case pertaining to labour rights activist Nodeep Kaur, who was arrested on January 12 for allegedly gheraoing an industrial unit with others in Haryana’s Sonipat.
Ms. Kaur, whose bail was denied by the Sonipat court early this month, is lodged at the Karnal jail in Haryana, police officials said.
Taking cognisance of some media reports, the commission said the Punjab additional chief secretary for Home Affairs and Justice should intervene in the matter and ensure relief to her at the earliest.
Commission chairperson Tejinder Kaur said the commission has taken the suo motu since the victim is a resident of Punjab’s Muktsar district. In a communique to the additional chief secretary, the panel also sought a report in this regard by February 23 after…