Bhima-Koregaon violence: FIR against Jignesh Mevani and Umar Khalid, Imposes Section 149 around Mithibai College

By Priyanka Sharma, 2018-01-04 07:10:43

The Jignesh Mevani and Umar Khalid have been charged for creating provocative communal atmosphere through speeches they delivered at Elgaar Parishad held at Shaniwarwada in Pune on December 31, 2017.

The local administration, keeping the law and order situation also imposed Section 149 of the IPC around the area Mithibai College at Vile Parle in Mumbai to stop any unlawful gathering.

On Thursday, the Mumbai Police caught many students in custody from following protests after the cancellation of an event in the presence of Gujarat Independent MLA Jignesh Mevani and JNU student leader Umar Khalid. Under the charges of “creating communal disharmony” through the “provocative speeches”, The Indian Express report said.

The two youths Akshay Bikkad (22) and Anand Dhond (25) was complained at Deccan Gymkhana police station, who claimed that event was not to be affiliated with any organisation.

Both youths had demanded register criminal offence against Mevani and Khalid for spreading Immensity between different groups through their speeches. Later the complaint was forwarded to Vishrambag police station.


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