Jalandhar: Family of the businessman Daman Jain who committed suicide on the day before yesterday after allegedly being harassed by his competitor and cops had to protest today to get justice . The family demanded the arrest of the ASI who pressurized Daman Jain on behest of Ramesh Chander Gupta his rival almond dealer .The family put the dead body on railway road this afternoon and raised slogans against Punjab Police .The senior police officer reached there and suspended the ASI Mewa Singh to pacify the agitated protestors .
Daman Jain an almond dealer hanged himself on Thursday and left a suicide note blaming Ramesh Chander for this extreme step .Deepak Jain ,the father of the deceased blamed ASI Mewa Singh and SHP Baradari for harassing Daman since many days on behest of Ramesh Chander .ASI Mewa Singh had said that he only went to Daman’s home after he received a complaint from Ramesh Chander against him and was just doing his duty .Jalandhar police lodged a FIR against Ramesh Chander only after the suicide.The family protested today and threatened not to cremate Daman’s body till they get justice .
Jalandhar police tried to negotiate but feeling the sentiments of the family of Daman had to suspend Mewa Singh . “We have suspended Mewa Singh with immediate effect and inquiring about the role of SHO Baradari .We feel sorry for the family and understand their emotions “ said ACP Central Dev Dutt Sharma . Deepak Jain the father of the deceased when asked by Daily Post correspondent said “ They have suspended ASI and promised us that they will lodge FIR against ASI and the SHO Baradari Virk as they are the main culprit in forcing my son to take this step .We will watch them till tomorrow and if they don’t fulfill their promise we will meet DGP,Punjab on this Monday and give them proofs against these policemen “. The family cremated Daman’s dead body later in the afternoon .
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