gangster act: Gangster Act On 8 For Bid To Create Ruckus In Pm’s Rally | Kanpur News

Kanpur: Gangster Act has been imposed against five former Samajwadi Party workers and their three aides accused of plotting a ruckus in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally on December 28.
The action has been taken on the orders of the commissioner of police Asim Kumar Arun in view of the investigation done so far and criminal record of the accused.
During the police investigation on the basis of the viral video it came to fore that the vehicle, which was vandalized on the day PM visited the city, belonged to SP leader Ankur Patel. The conspiracy was hatched by another SP leader Sachin Kesarwani, a resident of Awas Vikas Colony in Naubasta.
Soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally in Kanpur on December 28, a video went viral on social media in evening on the same day. In the video, which was of Naubasta area, SP workers could be seen indulging in vandalisation and burning effigies of BJP leaders including PM and the CM Yogi Adityanath in front of a four-wheeler.
So far, the police have arrested eight persons including Ankur Patel (SP leader), Sachin Kesarwani (SP leader), Sukant Sharma (SP worker), Abhishek Rawat (SP worker), Nikesh Kumar Yadav (SP worker) and Ansh, Jitendra alias Jitu and Arun in this connection. They all were sent to jail.
The CP said that many of the accused have criminal records. “Owing to which, a case has been registered against them under the Gangster Act. Under section 14-A of the Gangster Act, the process of confiscation of illegally acquired property of the accused would soon be initiated,” said the Commissioner.
The Samajwadi Party had expelled all five SP workers for their alleged indulgence in the incident. PM Modi was in Kanpur on December 28 to inaugurate Kanpur Metro Rail Project and attend the IIT-K convocation.

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