The Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday arrested two folks and lodged a case towards round 1,000 unidentified individuals in reference to the alleged rioting and blocking of the rail monitor on the native railway station by some job aspirants.
Six policemen have been additionally suspended with quick impact for utilizing pointless drive through the incident, which befell on Tuesday.
In the meantime, the search is on for one more accused who allegedly made provocative remarks on social media.
A senior police official informed reporters that it seems that the accused had taken “cash from some political events” to create unrest. A police group has been constituted to probe the incident from this angle.
A video of the incident had surfaced on social media, following which Congress common secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had condemned using drive towards job aspirants, who had gathered there in protest towards alleged irregularities in a railway recruitment examination.
The 2 folks arrested in reference to the case have been recognized as Pradeep Yadav and Mukesh Yadav whereas the seek for one other suspect, Rajesh Sachin, is on, police stated.
Rajesh Sachin had made inflammatory remarks on social media, police added.
Giving data to reporters on the Police Traces in Prayagraj, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Ajay Kumar stated a video of the incident had surfaced on social media, wherein some policemen have been seen utilizing pointless drive.
These policemen have been recognized as Rakesh Bharti, SI Shailendra Yadav, SI Kapil Kumar Chahal and constables Mohammad Arif, Achhe Lal and Durvesh Kumar.
They’ve been suspended with quick impact and departmental motion is being taken towards them, he stated.
The SSP stated there isn’t a quarrel between police and college students and those that play with college students’ future will not be spared.
The SSP visited the areas the place 1000’s of scholars dwell.
He assured the scholars of truthful motion within the matter and appealed to them to not take legislation into their hand.
He stated in reference to the Tuesday’s incident, they’ve registered a case towards 1,000 unidentified folks underneath 13 critical sections.
The Prayagraj police is not going to take motion towards any harmless particular person, he assured. The SSP stated that it seems that the culprits “took cash from some political events to create unrest”.
An 11-member group has been constituted to research this facet, he stated.
In the meantime, a Congress candidate from right here, Anugrah Narayan Singh, condemned police motion towards college students.
Mr Singh stated the unemployed youth are demanding their rights. Demanding rights is just not a criminal offense, he stated.
Round 1.24 lakh college students had utilized for railway jobs underneath Group D since March, 2019, he stated. The federal government suspended recruitment for 3 years and in such a scenario, their anger is justified, the Congress chief stated.
Numerous college students had gathered on the railway monitor however have been chased down by police. Throughout this, some college students allegedly pelted policemen with stones.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday accused the Uttar Pradesh Police of assaulting college students and vandalising their hostel in Prayagraj for protesting towards unemployment.
The SSP had stated a few of them pelted policemen with stones and hid of their hostel close by.
Police have been making an attempt to catch the culprits and among the personnel used pointless drive, which is seen within the video, he had stated.