Agra : Bajrang Dal member allegedly attacked Police station in Agra to free their detained members.
Assistant Superintendent of Police Shlok Kumar was attacked and his vehicle set ablaze by a mob when they attempted to rescue five Bajrang Dal member detained at the Sadar Bazaar Police Station. The Assistant Superintendent of Police, Agra City, Ghule Sushil Chandrabhan, said the incident took place after BJP Fatehpur Sikri MLA Udaybhan Singh, who was among the protesters, left the spot.
Shlok Kumar said “the protesters were Bajrang Dal workers”. The five Bajrang dal member were detained in the morning when they gheraoed Fatehpur Sikri police station demanding that the FIR registered against nine of Hindu men for allegedly beating up people of a minority community be rejected. They also demanded that a case be registered against people of the minority community. All these protestor were backed by a BJP MLA.
Agra: Bajrang Dal workers clash with police after 5 of their workers were arrested, 1 policeman injured, his vehicle set ablaze (22.4.17) pic.twitter.com/RmZGq03qT2
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During the protest, they reportedly misbehaved with a senior police officer, when it was out of control Police used mild force to disperse the crowd. Five persons were later caught and detained at the police station. They were later sent to Sadar Bazaar Police Station.
On Saturday evening, as Sub-Inspector Santosh Kumar attached with the Sahganj Police Station was returning home, a group of men protesting against the arrests attacked him. A police officer said the protesters also attempted to break the lock-up at the Sadar Bazaar Police Station.
Source : IE