Bharat Bandh Over Agneepath Scheme Protest: 225 people have been booked and 15 arrested in connection with the violent protest of the Agneepath Scheme at the Jewar toll plaza on the Yamuna Expressway in Greater Noida on Friday.
‘Bharat Bandh’ on Monday over the Agneepath scheme, the Gautam Buddh Nagar police on Sunday CrPC section 144 is imposed in the district and asked people to not engage in any activity which disrupts law and order.
Bharat Bandh News: Bharat Bandh Over Agneepath Scheme
The police’s appeal came even as a group of ex-servicemen submitted a memorandum with authorities demanding strict against “anti-social” elements involved in the violence during protests against the Centre’s new scheme for recruiting soldiers in the Army, Navy and Air Force.
So far, 225 people have been booked and 15 arrested in connection with the violent protest at the Jewar toll plaza on the Yamuna Expressway in Greater Noida on Friday.
According to officials, eight police personnel and a bus driver were injured in the violence. CrPC Section 144 prohibits the assembly of four or more people
Additional Deputy Commissioner (Law and Order) Ashutosh Dwivedi on Sunday said several anti-social factors have mixed with aspirants of armed forces during the protests against the Agneepath scheme to disrupt law and order and vitiate the atmosphere across Uttar Pradesh.
It has been learnt through social media that a section has made a call for ‘Bharat Bandh’ of people for June 20 in view of the Agneepath scheme and some anti-social elements in groups may to disrupt peace and even try marching towards Delhi, Dwivedi said. CrPC Section 144 is already imposed in Gautam Buddh Nagar commissionerate.
The additional DCP urged citizens to help police identify the anti-social elements engaged in the protests and also appealed to them to caution youngsters against demonstrations.
Meanwhile, members of the ex-servicemen welfare committee, Jewar on Sunday met police officials and submitted a memorandum, demanding action against protesters of the Agneepath scheme.
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