Ambedkar Nagar, UP:
A video of Uttar Pradesh policemen raining lathis on girls has sparked allegations of police excesses. Police have stated they used “minor pressure” after the ladies began throwing stones at police personnel and their autos.
The video, now viral, is from Jalalpur in Uttar Pradesh’s Ambedkar Nagar district. A statue of BR Ambedkar within the space was just lately vandalised, triggered demonstrations by some native residents. The protests set off a dispute over the possession of the land the place the statue stands.
A bunch of ladies was protesting over this on Sunday when the police reached the spot to disperse them. In keeping with the police, among the protesters began throwing stones on the cops, together with a senior officer.
In one other video, some girls had been seen attacking and pulling on the hair of feminine police personnel.
Police then had to make use of “minor pressure” to carry the state of affairs beneath management, a senior officer stated in an announcement.