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BSP leader booked for organising dance party, breaking lockdown rules in UP

In the video, the guests can be seen without masks and not maintaining the social distancing norms.

Published: 28th May 2020 11:41 AM  |   Last Updated: 28th May 2020 11:41 AM   |  A+A-

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By IANS

ALIGARH: The Aligarh police, on Wednesday, booked a local Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader, Mohammad Zahid, and 20 others for violating lockdown rules by organising a dance session on the eve of his son's wedding.

The case was registered after a video of the event went viral on social media.

In the video, the guests can be seen without masks and not maintaining the social distancing norms.

According to the police spokesman, Zahid and 20 unidentified persons have been booked under sections 188, 269, 271 of the IPC and section 3 of the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 at the Sasni gate police station here. Zahid had contested the councillor elections. 

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