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State ADG Law and Order Prashant Kumar has told that so far 39 cases have been registered and 475 people have been arrested for the protests, out of which 330 have been arrested under serious sections.
New Agneepath scheme launched for recruitment in armed forces (Agnipath Yojana Protest) against Uttar Pradesh (Uttar Pradesh) There were violent protests in However, no untoward incident has been reported today. State ADG Law and Order Prashant Kumar has told that so far 39 cases have been registered and 475 people have been arrested for the protests, out of which 330 have been arrested under serious sections. The protest of youth in Uttar Pradesh regarding ‘Agneepath Yojana’ continued on Sunday as well. No effect of ‘Bharat Bandh’ was seen in UP today.
Administration strict since morning – ADG Law and Order
ADG Law and Order Prashant Kumar said, “Since this morning, the Uttar Pradesh Police had made elaborate arrangements. Heavy deployment of police has been done. No untoward incident has been reported so far.” He said, “The situation is completely under control. No effect of bandh has been seen in Uttar Pradesh. Prashant Kumar also said that strict action will be taken against the coaching operators who are trying to instigate the students.
From this morning itself, the Uttar Pradesh Police had made elaborate arrangements. Heavy deployment of police has been done…No untoward incident has been reported so far. The situation is completely under control. No effect of bandh has been observed in Uttar Pradesh: Prashant Kumar, ADG Law and Order, Uttar Pradesh pic.twitter.com/bEYF1aWWKy
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Many arrested for instigating youths in Saharanpur
Yesterday, in the Barhaj area of Deoria, youths staged a sit-in protest against the Agneepath scheme and raised anti-government slogans. During this, the protesters damaged the police vehicle by pelting stones. Some policemen were also slightly injured due to stone pelting. Police have arrested five people for inciting youths to agitation in Saharanpur. The police claim that the five arrested youths are workers of various political parties.
According to the report received from Bhadohi, the young protesters who were gathering to protest against the Agneepath scheme were chased by the police and four youths were arrested in this connection. Inspector Brijesh Kumar Singh, in-charge of Gopiganj police station, said that legal action is being taken against the four.
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