Anti CAA Protesters arrested by UP police in Azamgarh
Recently, the series of arrests came in light. The police has registered an FIR against at least 135 people, of which only 35 have been named and the rest are unidentified.
Azamgarh: In all over India people are doing protest against citizenship Amendment Act. Recently, the series of arrests came in light. The police has registered an FIR against at least 135 people, of which only 35 have been named and the rest are unidentified, for allegedly protesting against the amended citizenship law in Bilariaganj area here.
Twenty people named in the FIR have been arrested, police said.
FIR Filed against protesters:
"FIR has been registered against 35 named and over 100 unidentified persons involved in anti-CAA protests on Tuesday near Jauhar park in Bilariaganj area. Of them 20 have been arrested," Superintendent of Police, Triveni Singh, said.
He said the protest was led by Ulema Council national general secretary Tahir Madni, who was also arrested on Wednesday.
The protesters were using foul language against Hindus and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he alleged. The SP said a reward of Rs 25,000 each has been announced on absconding Ulema Council leaders Nurul Huda, Mirza Shane Alam and Osama.
Protest in Shaheen Bagh:
People from Shaheen Bagh area are protesting againt CAA-NRC. It has been more than a month they are sitting there and not allowing any outsider to come in. Anurag Thakur was also in headline for his controversial statement for prostesters, when he said "Goli MAARO".
“When people of Delhi will cast their vote in favour of the lotus (BJP’s poll symbol)… and after the results on February 11, Shaheen Bagh (protest site) will be cleared,” Thakur said at an event held at the Delhi BJP office.
Thakur, who is the Minister of State in the Finance Ministry, was banned from campaigning for 72 hours after he egged on the crowd to raise an incendiary slogan “shoot the traitors” and lashed out at those protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.