Debt bondage and Threats (Code: PB-JUC-06, Date: 27-Sep-2014 )

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Case posted by Dalit Dasta Virodhi Andolan
Case code PB-JUC-06
Case year 27-Sep-2014
Type of atrocity Begar or other forms of forced or bonded labour
Whether the case is being followed in the court or not? No

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Case incident date 27-Sep-2014
Place Village: Not recorded
Taluka:Not recorded
District: JALANDHAR RURAL
State: Punjab
Police station Not recorded
Complaint date 31-Dec-1969
FIR date 31-Dec-1969

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Tarsem Lal is working with Harpal Singh @ Kala S/o Teja Singh resident of village-ughi  Tehsil- Nakodar District- Jalandhar as agriculture labourer in vernacular called “Siri” from 1996. He was engaged in work by advancing bonded debt Rs.1700 ( Seventeen Hundred rupees) by Harbajan Singh. Harbajan Singh do not allow him for weekly rest or any leave whenever he got sick or have any other necessary work in his house. When Tarsem Lal does not go to his work then Harbajan Singh imposed fine on him according to his wish and adds this amount. whenever he demanded his wages from the employer he was paid only Rs.1000 (Rupees One Thousand) for this amount the employer has never paid his wages, over time, weekly rest or earned leave. Harbajan  Singh to never pay him his earned wages he abused him and threaten him that he will not pay him his wages . Now the employer is demanding Rs. 28000/- as bonded debt amount and has threaten him that if he will not pay the bonded debt then he has to pay the bonded debt otherwise he will forcibly took the possession of his residential house and will through him and his all family

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