UP Congress minority cell chief arrested for involvement in anti-CAA protest


DCP central Dinesh Singh confirmed that Shahanwaz was arrested for involvement within the anti-CAA protest which befell on December 19, 2019 in Lucknow.

UP Congress minority cell chief Shahnawaz Alam was arrested by Police on Monday evening in reference to anti-CAA protest on December 19 final 12 months. (Picture: ANI)

The chairman of the Uttar Pradesh Congress minority cell Shahanwaz Alam was arrested by the Lucknow police on Monday for his alleged involvement within the anti-CAA violence which befell in December final 12 months.

A CCTV video can be being circulated by Congress leaders which exhibits cops taking away an individual from outdoors an condo near the chief minister’s residence in a police automobile, who in accordance with them is Shahanwaz.

Issuing a press release, DCP central Dinesh Singh confirmed that Shahanwaz was arrested for involvement within the anti-CAA protest which befell on December 19, 2019 in Lucknow. He has been arrested after the police gathered proof in opposition to him.

In the meantime, UP Congress chief Ajay Lallu and state Congress legislative celebration chief Aradhna Mishra together with the celebration employees reached the Hazratganj police station to investigate in regards to the cops motion in opposition to the celebration chief and two different individuals.

The Congress leaders additionally had an argument with senior cops on the police station.

The celebration leaders additionally alleged that the police resorted to lathicharge to disperse Congress employees.

Talking to India At present, UP Congress spokesperson Ashok Singh mentioned, “Shahanwaz, his driver and a celebration employee had been picked up by the police on Monday late night. Nonetheless, the police arrested Shahanwaz and launched the opposite two individuals. The cops additionally impounded a automobile. This authorities is behaving like an autocrat and is unnecessarily concentrating on Congress leaders and employees who’re exposing the incorrect doings of the state authorities.”

“The celebration earlier booked our state president Ajay Lallu beneath false fees and now different leaders are being focused. Nonetheless our voice can’t be muzzled and we are going to proceed to combat for the rights of migrant employees and disadvantaged,” he added.

“Our celebration employees who gathered on the police station to investigate in regards to the Shahanwaz unlawful arrest had been additionally lathicharged by the police,” claimed the Congress spokesperson.

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