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Rahul, Priyanka meet NHRC officials over police 'brutalities' on anti-CAA protesters in UP

The party leaders met the NHRC officials here and highlighted the alleged brutalities committed by the Uttar Pradesh police on agitators during the anti-CAA stir.

Published: 27th January 2020 05:19 PM  |   Last Updated: 27th January 2020 05:19 PM   |  A+A-

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi and General Secretary, AICC Priyanka Gandhi arrives to meet  NHRC member in New Delhi on Monday.

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi and General Secretary, AICC Priyanka Gandhi arrives to meet NHRC member in New Delhi on Monday. (Photo | Shekhar Yadav, EPS)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: A Congress delegation led by Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra met top officials of the National Human Rights Commission on Monday, demanding a probe into alleged police atrocities against anti-CAA protesters in Uttar Pradesh.

The party leaders met the NHRC officials here and highlighted the alleged brutalities committed by the Uttar Pradesh police on agitators during the anti-CAA stir.

The leaders who met the NHRC officials included Mohsina Kidwai, Salman Khurshid, P L Punia, Jitin Prasada, Abhishek Singhvi, Rajiv Shukla and UP Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu.

They demanded a thorough probe into the deaths that took place in the state during the violent protests against the amendments in the country's citizenship law.

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