Priyanka Gandhi paused on way to Agra to fulfill kin of ‘custodial death’ victim, enabled to proceed later on
LUCKNOW: Taking on the state federal government once again, Congress national basic secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra staged a demonstration in the state capital on Wednesday on being come by police from going to Agra.
Priyanka, UPCC president Ajay Kumar Lallu and others were going to meet the family of Arun Valmiki, who apparently died in police custody on Tuesday. She was later on allowed to continue in addition to five persons.
Responding to the event, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath informed press reporters in Kushinagar: “Nobody will be permitted to defy the order in the state.”
Valmiki, 30, published as sweeper at a police headquarters in Agra, was accused of taking Rs 25 lakh from the maalkhana. Agra authorities stated he fell ill throughout a raid at his house on Tuesday night and was required to medical facility where physicians declared him ‘brought dead’. Rs 15 lakh in cash were recuperated from his house.
His family and local leaders blamed authorities for his death following which Priyanka cancelled all her meetings in Lucknow on Wednesday, which occurred to be Valmiki Jayanti, and was proceeding to Agra to satisfy the grieving household. Video video footage of Priyanka’s argument with authorities were published on social media by celebration workers.
“The minute I try to go someplace, all this tamasha starts. This is ending up being outrageous,” she said, adding it was her constitutional right to move freely in the country.
She asserted she would go to the family come what may and would go the moment she is launched.
The cops told Priyanka that she had actually been stopped on the orders of Agra district magistrate advising Lucknow Cops to stop political leaders from going to due to the fact that of a law and order threat.
“Wherever I go … I need to seek authorization,” she informed the officer who responded, “It is a law and order problem.”
“Somebody has actually died. What is the law and order problem here?” she countered.
Around 3.45 pm, Priyanka, Lallu and Pramod Krishnam were required to Lucknow Authorities Lines.
Lucknow police commissioner DK Thakur denied her detention and said, “Priyanka Gandhi was neither apprehended nor arrested. She was stopped as her cavalcade was blocking traffic on Lucknow-Agra expressway.”
Congress employees collected at police lines demanding release of Priyanka, who was later provided authorization to go to Agra with four individuals.
Priyanka likewise tweeted requiring a high-level probe in Valmiki’s death.
“What is the UP government scared of? Why am I being stopped?” she wrote, including PM Narendra Modi may be singing paeans for Mahatma Buddha and on Valmiki Jayanti however overlooks their mentors in real life.
Published at Wed, 20 Oct 2021 18:37:45 -0500