A FIR has been file against 203 Congress workers including former Congress President Rahul Gandhi and current General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi.
The FIR was filed at Ecotech Police Station in Greater Noida for infraction of sec 144 of the CrPC that has been imposed in the region considering the Covid pandemic. Sec 332,353, 427,323,354 (b), 147 148 of the Indian Penal Code have been imposed on the accused.
The FIR has named 153 individuals while 50 of the perpetrator are obscure.
As per police statement, more than 200 Congress workers alongside Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra were over and again requested to stop while on their approach to Hathras from Delhi on the Delhi-Noida-Delhi roadway.
“The immense caravan comprised over roughly 50 vehicles. The police mentioned them to not go further as Section 144 is imposed in Gautam Buddh Nagar considering Covid pandemic which precludes such an assemblage of individuals. Notwithstanding, they didn’t pay heed and began moving towards the Yamuna Expressway, abusing traffic rules and making disturbance. Two vehicles of the guard likewise engaged in a mishap,” said the police proclamation.
Further, police said that the guard’s development brought about gridlock on the two sides of the freeway wherein a few ambulances were stuck too. “Even after rehashed demands by cops, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi continued disregarding the guidelines. At the zero purpose of Yamuna Expressway, as the police halted the caravan, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi chose to continue by walking.”
The police additionally said that the congress workers and pioneers were informed that since Section 144 is in force, it is a culpable offense to be on the turnpike in such huge numbers, that too without following any social distancing.
“Numerous individuals who didn’t have their veils were halted yet they persuasively kept on moving. We likewise informed the pioneers that the Hathras District Magisrate has mentioned that no political individuals ought to be permitted to go to the area as it would compound the peace circumstance. In any case, nobody paid regard to police demands”.
The police said that after Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi were booked by the police for infringement, 50 activists of Congress harmed a squad car.
“During this, a few ladies cops additionally got injured and the uniform of one of the ladies officer was torn by the protestors,” said the police proclamation.