Anti-CAA protests in Hyderabad: Scores of protesters including students taken into preventive custody by police in different parts of city

  • Scores of protesters including students were taken into preventive custody in different parts of Hyderabad on Thursday

  • Those detained include over 50 students of the University of Hyderabad

  • The city has been witnessing sporadic protests by various organisations including students and political parties against the CAA for the past few days

Hyderabad: Scores of protesters including students were taken into preventive custody in different parts of the city on Thursday when they were planning to hold protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, police said.

 Anti-CAA protests in Hyderabad: Scores of protesters including students taken into preventive custody by police in different parts of city

File image of protests against Citizenship Amendment Act. PTI

They were secured as there was no permission to hold any form of protest including rallies and processions, police added. Those detained include over 50 students of the University of Hyderabad. The protests were planned in different parts of the city including near the Charminar at the Old City in Hyderabad.

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The city has been witnessing sporadic protests by various organisations including students and political parties against the CAA for the past few days. They have also been protesting the police crackdown against Jamia Milia University students in Delhi.

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Updated Date: Dec 19, 2019 13:45:18 IST