Maruti workers’ union officials arrested for violence at Manesar plant, says Haryana DGP

first_imgThe Haryana Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested 10 more accused in the case of violence at Maruti Suzuki’s Manesar plant which had claimed the company’s human resources department’s general manager Awanish Kumar Dev’s life. The police also assured better security at the plant on the outskirts of Gurgaon city with a dedicated battalion of industrial force. Haryana director general of police (DGP) Ranjeev Singh Dalal said that the main accused of the July 18 incident was among the 10 arrested union officials. Maruti Suzuki Workers’ Union’s president Ram Meher and general secretary Sarabjit Singh were among those arrested. So far 114 workers of the plant have been arrested in the case. Earlier in the day, Dalal spoke to the top brass of the country’s largest car manufacturer and assured them of foolproof security at the plant and to individual officials. He told them that the state police have raised an industrial police force battalion exclusively for Manesar. The DGP assured the company management that the police would provide security and protection to the witnesses of the incident. He requested the company to resume operations at the Manesar plant, which has been locked out since the incident.last_img

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