ABVP demands arrest of Amnesty International officials over anti-India slogans


Bengaluru: The protest was held on Tuesday by the members of ABVP as they demanded the arrest of Amnesty India representatives for raising Anti- India slogans at the event.

Police blocked the protestors at Raj Bhavan while they were submitting a memo. Moreover, several people of ABVP were taken into custody by the police officials.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh reviews security situation in Kashmir, Assam

"Registering an FIR and filing a case of sedition and rioting against the organisation (Amnesty) is an eyewash as they (police) are trying to hush up the issue. We want the organisers and those who raised anti-India slogans to be arrested and jailed," ABVP city convener Prem told the media.

"Police not only gave the organisation permission to hold the event but also did not act against the anti-national elements though they were present at the event when the slogans were raised," Prem said.

Sedition case was filed by the Police officials against Amnesty India on Monday night for allegedly raising anti-India slogans at the rally on August 13.

"We have booked a case of sedition and rioting under various sections of the Indian Penal Code against Amnesty on a complaint that anti-India slogans were raised," Deputy Police Commissioner TR Suresh said.

In the FIR, a case of sedition, rioting, unlawful assembly and promoting enmity were mentioned. On Sunday, the activists also protested against Amnesty at United Theological College in the city centre where the event was held.

"We are investigating the complaint and checking the video to ascertain the charges and identify those who raised the slogans for culpability," Suresh said.

A case had been filed under section 124A of  Indian Penal Code.

In setting of Kashmir viciousness, Home Minister Rajnath Singh has audited the security circumstance today in savagery hit Jammu and Kashmi and is comprehended to have offered directions to maintain a strategic distance from losses of both regular folks and security faculty. Singh additionally took supply of the circumstance in Assam in the wake of activist assaults.

Top security authorities including National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi and head of insight offices informed the Home Minister on the overarching circumstance in Jammu and Kashmir, which has been seeing distress after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani over a month back, authority sources said.

A CRPF boss was killed on Monday and nine other staff of the paramilitary power were harmed in an aggressor assault in Nowhatta in downtown Srinagar. Five people were killed and a few others harmed on Tuesday in security strengths activity against stone-pelting protestors in Budgam and Anantnag regions.

Singh trained authorities to attempt their best to reestablish peace in the fringe state as right on time as could be expected under the circumstances and evade losses of both regular citizens and security faculty, the sources said.

The Home Minister was given a nitty gritty preparation on the invasion offer along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri area of Kashmir, where five aggressors were killed by security powers on Monday.

The sources said the Home Minister was informed on the general security situation in the nation and the strides taken to thwart any endeavor by terrorists and different components to exasperate peace anyplace in the nation.

Singh additionally investigated the circumstance in Assam where associated ULFA aggressors blasted an arrangement with five bombs in Charaido and Tinsukia locale as the state was praising nation's 70th Independence Day on Monday. Be that as it may, there was no loss or damage in any of the blasts.

On August 5, 14 individuals were executed and more than 20 harmed by NDFB (Songbijit) radicals at Balajan in Kokrajhar area.

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