The Gautam Buddh Nagar Police has filed an FIR towards over 500 Congress staff, charging them with illegal meeting two days in the past on the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border in Noida amid the COVID-19 outbreak, officers stated on Monday.
The FIR has been registered towards Congress’ Gautam Buddh Nagar unit president Manoj Chaudhary, Noida unit chief Shahabuddin and 500 unnamed get together staff, the police officers stated.
A whole bunch of Congress staff and leaders, together with Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, have been on their strategy to Hathras on Saturday afternoon to satisfy the household of a lady who died after an alleged gangrape.
There have been scuffles involving Congress staff and the Gautam Buddh Nagar (Noida) Police on the DND toll plaza throughout which police personnel had baton charged the gang. Some get together leaders, together with Priyanka Gandhi, have been manhandled, whereas some policemen have been additionally harm.
In line with the FIR lodged just a little earlier earlier than midnight on October 3, the Congress staff have been booked underneath related sections of the IPC and underneath part Three of the Epidemic Ailments Act.
The FIR has been lodged on a grievance by Rakesh Kumar Singh, the SHO of the Sector 20 police station.
On October 2 additionally, the Gautam Buddh Nagar Police had lodged an FIR towards round 200 Congress staff and leaders, together with Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, underneath the Epidemic Ailments Act for not sustaining social distancing and never carrying face masks.
The get together staff have been detained whereas they have been on foot on the Yamuna Expressway in Larger Noida in a bid to go to Hathras.
Gautam Buddh Nagar is at the moment underneath CrPC part 144, which restricts meeting of greater than 4 folks, in view of the pandemic.