Police Brutality leaves Youth Leader Richa Singh with Internal Head Injuries
After being brutally assaulted during a Peace March in Allahabad on Tuesday, youth leader and Samajwadi Party spokesperson Richa Singh has now been diagnosed with internal head injuries.
The injuries were discovered during an MRI scan at a hospital on Wednesday morning. Communicating exclusively with Teesta Setalvad on Wednesday, the former student leader said, “I have sustained internal head injury due to yesterday’s police assault in Allahabad. It was revealed today after MRI. I had to be hospitalised again this morning.”
Singh suspects that she was singled out by the cops and targeted specifically given her history of protests against the Adityanath administration. Singh holds the distinction of being the first woman to be elected President of the Allahabad University Students Union and has organised black flag protests against Adityanath. “I was specifically targeted by the police because of vendetta,” she said.…
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