Up to date: October 5, 2020 1:06:20 pm
The Gautam Buddh Nagar Police has filed an FIR in opposition to over 500 Congress employees, charging them with illegal meeting two days in the past on the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border in Noida amid the COVID-19 outbreak, officers stated on Monday.
The FIR has been registered in opposition to Congress’ Gautam Buddh Nagar unit president Manoj Chaudhary, Noida unit chief Shahabuddin and 500 unnamed celebration employees, the police officers stated.
Tons of of Congress employees and leaders, together with Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, had been on their method to Hathras on Saturday afternoon to satisfy the household of a lady who died after an alleged gangrape.
There have been scuffles involving Congress employees and the Gautam Buddh Nagar (Noida) Police on the DND toll plaza throughout which police personnel had baton charged the group. Some celebration leaders, together with Priyanka Gandhi, had been manhandled, whereas some policemen had been additionally damage.
Based on the FIR lodged a bit of earlier earlier than midnight on October 3, the Congress employees have been booked beneath IPC sections 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant), 269 (unlawfully or negligently spreading an infection of any illness harmful to life), 270 (malignant act prone to unfold an infection of illness harmful to life) and beneath part Three of the Epidemic Ailments Act.
The FIR has been lodged on a criticism by Rakesh Kumar Singh, the SHO of the Sector 20 police station.
On October 2 additionally,?the Gautam Buddh Nagar Police had lodged an FIR in opposition to round 200 Congress employees and leaders, together with Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, beneath the Epidemic Ailments Act for not sustaining social distancing and never carrying face masks.
The celebration employees had been detained whereas they had been on foot on the Yamuna Expressway in Better Noida in a bid to go to Hathras.
Gautam Buddh Nagar is at the moment beneath CrPC part 144, which restricts meeting of greater than 4 folks, in view of the pandemic.
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