Police cane youth congress activists

Published: 24th October 2013 09:51 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th October 2013 09:51 AM   |  A+A-

Tension prevailed at Basaveshwara Circle near Vidhana Soudha when members of the Youth Congress (YC)  attempted to stage a protest without official permission on Wednesday. Police prevented them from staging a protest and resorted to lathi-charge to disperse them.

The flash protest was organised to counter a BJP rally demanding the sacking of Minister Santosh Lad. Some YC members were briefly detained. Arguments between the protesters and police led to panic among motorists. 

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