Police on Saturday lathi-charged members of the BJP’s youth wing as they tried to march in the direction of the Rajasthan chief minister’s residence protesting the rape and homicide of a woman in Bhilwara district.
A number of protesters, together with Ankit Chechi, the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha’s newly appointed state president, have been detained as they approached the Civil Traces space.
Police had positioned barricades within the prohibited space however the BJYM activists tried to scale them following which police resorted to the cane-charge, officers mentioned.
The BJYM staff have been taken to Sodala police station the place they began protesting once more. They have been then taken to Vidhyadhar Nagar police station.
Chechi led the protest to ‘gherao’ Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s residence on the Bhilwara incident quickly after taking cost on the BJP workplace right here within the presence of the occasion’s state president CP Joshi.
A 14-year-old lady was allegedly killed and later burned in a coal furnace in Rajasthan’s Bhilwara district on Wednesday. Locals claimed she was gang raped too. Police have arrested 4 individuals, together with the primary accused, and detained a minor in reference to the case.
Chief of Opposition Rajendra Rathore condemned the police motion towards BJYM protesters.
“The barbaric lathi-charge by the police on BJYM State President Ankit Chechi and staff and taking them into custody is a sickening try and suppress the voice of the youth. I strongly condemn it.
“Irrespective of how arduous the Congress authorities tries, it will be unable to suppress the voice of the youth. Rajasthan is not going to tolerate lathi-charge on youth,” he mentioned.
MP Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore alleged that whereas criminals are roaming freely after committing crimes, youth have been dealing with brutal police motion within the state.
“The federal government can by no means reach suppressing the voice of the youth. Rajasthan is not going to tolerate lathi-charge on youth,” he mentioned.
BJYM nationwide secretary Hoshyiar Singh Meena hit out on the Congress authorities in Rajasthan, saying, “The state’s dignity was as soon as protected by its daughters. However now the state authorities is failing to save lots of their dignity.” The BJYM’s “Nyaya Padayatra” towards alleged corruption and violence towards ladies, paper leaks within the state continued on its third day. The march commenced on August 3 from Karauli and reached Piplai of Alwar district on Saturday.
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