New Delhi: The Hargaon Police in Uttar Pradesh’s Sitapur district on Tuesday (October 5, 2021) arrested Priyanka Gandhi Vadra after she was booked along with 10 others for disobeying prohibitory orders. FIR was lodged against 11 people including Congress leaders Deependra Hooda and Ajay Kumar Lallu, SHO Hargaon Police Station, Sitapur district, was quoted as saying by ANI.
The case, as per reports, has been filed under Sections 151, 107 and 116, on a report given by the station house officer of Hargaon to the magistrate. According to reports, the PAC guest house where Priyanka was under detention since Monday morning in Sitapur, has been notified as a temporary jail.
This is to be noted that Priyanka was detained while she was going to visit the family of the victims of people killed in the Lakhimpur Kheri incident.
Earlier in the day, Priyanka had tweeted a viral video of the Lakhimpur Kheri incident and had asked why has the person behind the killing of four farmers have not been arrested while she has been under detention for 28 hours without an FIR.
.@narendramodi जी आपकी सरकार ने बग़ैर किसी ऑर्डर और FIR के मुझे पिछले 28 घंटे से हिरासत में रखा है।
अन्नदाता को कुचल देने वाला ये व्यक्ति अब तक गिरफ़्तार नहीं हुआ। क्यों? pic.twitter.com/0IF3iv0Ypi
— Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) October 5, 2021
Rahul Gandhi also extended support to sister Priyanka and said that the one who is kept in custody is not afraid. “Is a true Congressman, will not give up,” Rahul added.
जिसे हिरासत में रखा है, वो डरती नहीं है- सच्ची कांग्रेसी है, हार नहीं मानेगी!
सत्याग्रह रुकेगा नहीं।#FarmersProtest
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) October 5, 2021
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