UP Police files FIR against 100-125 unidentified women for violating prohibitory orders during anti-CAA protests in Lucknow

  • Police officials said only five women have been named in the FIR

  • Protests by women and other activists against the Citizenship Amendment Act are taking place in many areas here including the Clock Tower and Ujariyaon

Lucknow: An FIR has been registered against 100-125 unidentified women for allegedly violating prohibitory orders by participating in anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests in Ujariyaon locality in Gomti Nagar, police said.

 UP Police files FIR against 100-125 unidentified women for violating prohibitory orders during anti-CAA protests in Lucknow

File image of Uttar Pradesh police. AFP

They said only five women have been named in the FIR.

"The FIR was registered for violating prohibitory orders and other sections of IPC on Wednesday," a senior police official said.

Protests by women and other activists against the Citizenship Amendment Act are taking place in many areas including the Clock Tower and Ujariyaon.

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Updated Date: Jan 24, 2020 00:07:06 IST