A gaggle of BJP employees who held a protest in Tilhar right here in opposition to the safety breach throughout Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Punjab go to have been allegedly lathi-charged by police, following which the incharge of the native police station was despatched to police traces.
An investigation within the matter is underway, police officers mentioned.
BJP’s Tilhar Nagar president Rajiv Rathore mentioned that dozens of occasion employees took out a torch procession on Thursday night time, to protest the lapse within the prime minister’s safety throughout his go to to Punjab.
As the procession reached Martyrs Kutir, police personnel arrived there and began beating the BJP employees after enquiring in regards to the sloganeering, he alleged.
Rathore claimed that BJP employees have been chased and thrashed by the police, and it was solely when all of them gathered and staged a sit-in exterior the native police station that high officers reached the spot.
Superintendent of Police (Rural) Sanjeev Bajpai mentioned that he reached the spot as quickly as he acquired details about the incident.
“After listening to both sides, the incharge of Tilhar police station, Ravindra Singh, was removed. He has been sent to police lines and the matter is being investigated,” Bajpai mentioned.
BJP MLA from Tilhar Roshan Lal Verma condemned the alleged police motion.