Three arrested for waving black flags at Amit Shah's convoy in UP

Three people, including two women, were detained for allegedly waving black flags and jumping in front of BJP chief Amit Shah's convoy.

Published: 28th July 2018 08:41 PM  |   Last Updated: 28th July 2018 10:32 PM   |  A+A-

BJP President Amit Shah addresses a Press conference in New Delhi. (File | Parveen Negi/EPS)

By PTI

ALLAHABAD: Three people, including two women, were arrested for allegedly waving black flags and jumping in front of BJP chief Amit Shah's convoy here, police said today.

The incident took place yesterday in the Dhoomanganj area, Superintendent of Police (City) Brijesh Shrivastav said.

The protesters claimed to be members of the Samajwadi Party's student wing, Dhoomanganj SHO Sandeep Mishra said, adding that they were arrested on the charge of breach of peace.

A purported video of the incident showing police personnel manhandling the protesters went viral on social media.

Shah's four-hour itinerary in the city was packed with temple visits, religious functions and meetings with seers.

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