Noida (UP), October 1
The police in Uttar Pradesh’s Gautam Buddh Nagar on Thursday mentioned it has lodged an FIR towards Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and round 200 different get together staff below The Epidemic Ailments Act for not sustaining social distancing and never sporting face masks.
The FIR was lodged below Indian Penal Code sections 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant), 269 (unlawfully or negligently spreading an infection of any illness harmful to life), 270 (malignant act prone to unfold an infection of illness harmful to life) and below part three of the Epidemic Ailments Act, the police mentioned.
“Some get together members have additionally been booked for indulging in a scuffle throughout which some ladies constables have been harm whereas the uniform of a woman sub-inspector bought torn,” the Gautam Buddh Nagar police mentioned in a press release.
Earlier within the day, round 200 Congress staff, together with senior leaders of the get together, had began a march on the expressways in Better Noida after their convoy was stopped close to Pari Chowk. The 2 Gandhi siblings and round 150 get together staff have been briefly detained by the police and later launched on private bond, a senior officer instructed PTI.
The get together staff have been en path to Hathras to satisfy the household of the 19-year-old Dalit girl, who had died in a Delhi hospital on Tuesday, a fortnight after she was allegedly gang-raped close to her village in western UP. — PTI