Congress Protest: Delhi Police has responded to a video that surfaced on social media, in which a policeman was attacked by Congress leader Srinivas BVduring the protest. Shown pulling hair.
Delhi Police said it is trying to identify the cop who was seen grabbing Srinivas by his hair and taking him in a police vehicle during the protests. Srinivas was involved in the Congress protests during the interrogation of Sonia Gandhi by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the National Herald case.
Delhi Police also said that disciplinary action will be taken against these cops after they are identified.”We are trying to identify the police personnel. After identification, disciplinary action will be initiated against the personnel,” Delhi Police said in a statement.
Video went viral on social media
Delhi Police personnel were seen assaulting Indian Youth Congress (IYC) chief Srinivas Biwi during a protest on Tuesday. The video also shows a cop grabbing Srinivas by the hair and forcing him into a vehicle during the protest. Srinivas was seen shouting and resisting the police’s attempt to control him. The video of this incident went viral on social media.
The Congress leader told the media,”I have been killed.” The Youth Congress leader asked,”Why are you people killing?” To this an RAF jawan replied, “Nobody is killing you.”
After this Srinivas tweeted,”In independent India, if Congress workers cannot even come outside their own AICC headquarters, then what is democracy?? Why is the dictator so afraid??”
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi along with several party leaders were detained by the Delhi Police on Tuesday during a protest at Vijay Chowk and the march of MPs to Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Rahul Gandhi was taken to the Sansad Marg police station after being detained during a protest march from Parliament to Vijay Chowk.
Congress leaders held nationwide protests against the alleged misuse of central investigative agencies against opposition leaders. The second round of questioning of Sonia Gandhi in the National Herald case took place on Tuesday.
#WATCH | Delhi Police personnel seen pulling the hair of National President of Indian Youth Congress, Srinivas BV, and manhandling him earlier during the party’s protest.
(Source: Congress) pic.twitter.com/ODyN1YjERG
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