goonda

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goonda

(ˈɡuːndə)
n
a hired thug or criminal
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'Bua' (Mayawati) will say 'Babua' (Akhilesh) is the king of goondas while he will say she is the leader of the corrupt.
Outside over there, might is right, goondas are ruling, no law as lynching of minorities and murder of journalists take place and these pages of mine which gives each citizen an equal right in this country, is now...'
Later, they were forced to part with their money in order to pay to the goondas who threatened to attack and loot.
A police officer told Dawn that the Control of Goondas Ordinance 1959 and relevant sections of Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) and the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) would strictly be applied against such elements.
In several areas, the people were able, to put an end to vetti (forced labour), illegal exactions, compulsory grain levies, and reoccupy the lands seized earlier by the landlords, while also "resisting the landlords' armed goondas [goons]" and facing "the armed police and the military forces of the Nizam" [Sundarayya, 1972, PP.
Raja on Tuesday faced the ire of several parties over a message he posted in the social media, with DMK leader Stalin saying that he should be arrested under the Goondas Act.
DMK leader Stalin said he is of the view that Raja should be arrested under the Goondas Act for his "violence-provoking views".
Tashwanth was granted bail after his father moved courts to stop him being booked under the stringent Goondas Act.
On 17 July 2017, Police Commissioner, Sanjay Kumar invoked the Goondas Act against Valarmathi.
He was constantly needled by his father, even as criminals and goondas ruled the roost even in the towns.
Same PTV that his goondas tried to destroy in his dharna in Isloo.
On the night of June 18, 2004, I was raped by 10 goondas. When the police arrived at the spot they ran away.