Transgender activists storm police station in Gujrat over abuse claims

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05/05/2024

Members of the transgender community in Gujarat staged a vehement protest outside the Sadar Kharian police station, alleging molestation and mistreatment by law enforcement officials. The protest, which escalated into a standoff, saw the temporary closure of the road leading to the police station. According to reports the transgenders, incensed by the alleged misconduct of the police, stormed the station, ransacking its premises and even taking two officers hostage. Eyewitnesses recount a scene of chaos as protesters hurled bricks and stones, vandalising property and dragging furniture onto the streets.

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