I was Beaten Up, Manhandled: Yadav, After Being Arrested by Delhi Police

Yadav was detained by Delhi Police from the site of a farmers\' protest near Jantar Mantar and was later arrested at the Parliament street late in the night.

Published: 11th August 2015 08:18 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th August 2015 09:46 AM   |  A+A-

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Activist Yogendra Yadav was detained by Delhi Police from the site of a farmers' protest near Jantar Mantar and was later arrested at the Parliament street late in the night. The former Aam Aadmi Party leader was protesting along with farmers from Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan against the controversial amendments to the land acquisition law that the Centre has proposed.

They had led a 'tractor protest' till the Delhi border at Kapsahera on Sunday night, where police had prevented the tractors from entering the city. The protestors had continued on to Jantar Mantar, in the heart of New Delhi to carry out the protest.

Yadav, the founding member of the Swaraj Abhiyan outfit, took to twitter with his arrest and claimed that he had been arrested.


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