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Residents in Gurgaon harassed by water mafia: Police asks them to compromise
The residents of Saraswati Vihar alleged that the local police were not taking any action against water mafia operating in their area. The residents claimed that few lawbreakers have cut down the water supply to their house. When the matter reached the local police station, the officers asked residents to compromise instead of taking any of action against those miscreants.

When questioned as to what the incident is all about, the police dismissed all allegations. Talking about their plight, a resident of Saraswati Vihar, Ram Chander Mishra said "A few days ago, we approached the housing board authorities to sanction us water connection, following which they allotted water connection to eight families living in this area under economically weaker section (EWS) category.''

Further adding to the statement, he said, ''On June 20, while the labourers were digging the plot, the miscreants came and stopped them. When I protested they hit me and my wife called police, who came and tried to resolve the dispute. But the goons continued issuing threats to me and my family. The cops did not try to take any action against them. Instead they are pressuring me to reach a compromise."

As was reported by the timesofindia.com, he alleged the investigating officer, Jitender Singh of threatening him under his premises and forcing him to write a letter stating that the matter has been resolved. However, the officer has denied all claims. According to him, there was a tiff between the two parties over water and housing board authorities have been asked to look into the matter and to provide the water connections to the needy residents. Those miscreants hails from the Chakkarpur village.

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