Hoshiarpur, March 26
Drama was witnessed outside the Hoshiarpur SSP’s residence on late Saturday night a number of people staged a sit-in there demanding cancellation of the FIR against an accused who was arrested for smuggling.
As soon as the information was received, the police reached the spot and registered a case against 12 protesters and arrested them. According to the information, a large number of people staged a sit-in outside the residence of the SSP on Mall Road and blocked the road.
Due to the protest, commuters passing through there had a lot of trouble. The protesters alleged that the accused was framed in a false case of smuggling by the Mahilpur police. Police personnel reached the spot and tried to pacify them. However, when the protesters did not listen to them and refused to budge, they were arrested and taken away in a police bus.
The police said since the dharna caused inconvenience to the passersby they had to take the action. A case was registered against protesters under Sections 341, 353, 283, 188, 506 and 147 of the IPC against them.
Most Read In 24 Hours
Don't MissView All
Odisha train accident: 50 dead, 350 injured as Coromandel, Bengaluru-Howrah Express trains derail in Balasore dist
Odisha government has issued helpline 06782-262286. The rail...
President, PM, other leaders condole loss of lives in Odisha train accident; Railways min announces ex-gratia
At least 50 people died and 350 were injured in a three-way ...
Several trains cancelled after railway accident in Odisha
12837 Howrah-Puri Superfast Express, 12863 Howrah-Bengaluru ...
‘Had informed PM Modi in 2021 about repeated sexual harassment by WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan’: says female wrestler in FIR
WFI chief demanded sexual favours in lieu of supplements and...
If WFI chief not arrested, farmers will take wrestlers to Jantar Mantar on June 9: Rakesh Tikait after 'khap mahapanchayat'
Said agitation will be intensified by holding panchayats acr...