UP Police releases images of anti-CAA ‘rioters’, seeks public help to identify them

Posters with these pictures have been put up several places including the Clock Tower in Old Lucknow. The police has also appealed to the general public to help identify them.

Written by December 26, 2019 21:27

New Delhi: Days after UP CM Yogi Adityanath promised tough action against those indulging in violence during anti-CAA protests, the state police and administration are taking stern and tough measures to nab the culprits.

The UP Police has pictures of several rioters who were apparently involved in violence and inflicted damage on public property.

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Posters with these pictures have been put up several places including the Clock Tower in Old Lucknow. The police has also appealed to the general public to help identify them.

“As many as 288 policemen were injured in violence that erupted across 21 districts. Sixty-two of them suffered firearm injuries,” Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) OP Singh said at a press conference held over the weekend.

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Earlier, Uttar Pradesh Police had released CCTV footage of violent protesters firing at the cops.

It had also released footage that had shown ‘students’ of the Aligarh Muslim University engaging in violence that prompted Police action.