VISAKHAPATNAM: The Human Rights Commission has issued notices to police commissioner, principal secretary, Social Welfare, and district collector to probe the lathicharge on the students, said Students Federation of India city president K Prithveeraj. He said that SFI state general secretary S Noor Mohmad and other leaders met the Human Rights Commission to seek justice. They explained how the police beat up the students in the Three Town police station.
Meanwhile, following the collector’s directions, joint collector-2 Venkata Reddy started the inquiry Friday. The JC-2 invited the students, who had been injured in the lathicharge, to the collectorate. As many as 50 students were present in the inquiry. The students narrated their hostel problems. They demanded stringent action against the police who beat up the students mercilessly. In another protest, demanding solution to problems in the welfare hostels, all the political parties took out a rally in the city from Saraswathi Park to the GVMC building. YSRC district president Gudivada Amarnath, leaders T Nagireddy, K Prasada Reddy, K Guruvulu, CPM leaders Ch Narasinga Rao and Lokanatham, CPI leaders Stalin and Pydiraju, Lok Satta leader Venugopal, AIDWA leaders Prabhavathi and A Vimala and a large number of students took part in the rally. They demanded action against the police who mercilessly beaten up the students.