Bengaluru police lathicharge protesting ABVP activists outside Amnesty India office

Bengaluru Police on Friday resorted to 'mild' lathi charge to disperse ABVP activists staging a protest in front of the Amnesty International India office here demanding an arrest of those who allegedly raised anti-India slogans at an Amnesty event.

FP Staff August 19, 2016 20:17:06 IST
Bengaluru Police on Friday resorted to 'mild' lathi charge to disperse ABVP activists staging a protest in front of the Amnesty International India office here demanding an arrest of those who allegedly raised anti-India slogans at an Amnesty event. (Photo: PTI)
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Bengaluru Police on Friday resorted to 'mild' lathi charge to disperse ABVP activists staging a protest in front of the Amnesty International India office here demanding an arrest of those who allegedly raised anti-India slogans at an Amnesty event. (Photo: PTI)
The protesters alleged that the police under the DCP's leadership behaved in an "inhuman" way and more than 10 ABVP activists were injured in the lathi charge. (Photo: PTI)
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The protesters alleged that the police under the DCP's leadership behaved in an "inhuman" way and more than 10 ABVP activists were injured in the lathi charge. (Photo: PTI)
Several ABVP activists were injured, with a girl student fainting in the commotion before she was rushed to a hospital, police said, adding they detained many activists during the crackdown on the protest. (Photo: PTI)
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Several ABVP activists were injured, with a girl student fainting in the commotion before she was rushed to a hospital, police said, adding they detained many activists during the crackdown on the protest. (Photo: PTI)
Bengaluru Police even baton-charge ABVP activists during the protest. Calling their protest "peaceful", ABVP National General Secretary Vinay Bidre said, "We demanded that police vacate Amnesty staff who were recording our protest from their office. (Photo: PTI)
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Bengaluru Police even baton-charge ABVP activists during the protest. Calling their protest "peaceful", ABVP National General Secretary Vinay Bidre said, "We demanded that police vacate Amnesty staff who were recording our protest from their office. (Photo: PTI)
As a precautionary step, police have asked Amnesty International India to keep its office in Bengaluru closed until the ABVP protest subsides, following which the organisation had asked its employees to work from other locations. (Photo: PTI)
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As a precautionary step, police have asked Amnesty International India to keep its office in Bengaluru closed until the ABVP protest subsides, following which the organisation had asked its employees to work from other locations. (Photo: PTI)