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NHRC notice to Uttar Pradesh DGP over police action

The NHRC has issued a notice to Uttar Pradesh DGP after receiving complaints allegeing human rights violation during police action against anti-CAA protesters in the state.

Published: 26th December 2019 08:21 AM  |   Last Updated: 26th December 2019 08:21 AM   |  A+A-

Citizenship Amendment Act protests, CAA protests

Police personnel clash with protestors during a rally against the Citizenship Amendment Act CAA in Kanpur. (Photo | PTI)

By Express News Service

LUCKNOW: The NHRC has issued a notice to Uttar Pradesh DGP after receiving complaints allegeing human rights violation during police action against anti-CAA protesters in the state. The NHRC had received complaints seeking its intervention in the matter,” a senior official said.

“Youth have been killed, internet has been suspended and the police themselves are destroying public property. The right to peaceful assembly has also been violated,” according to a complaint. Many deaths have been reported from across, mostly of youngsters, from bullet injuries sustained during police action, the complaints said.

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