Ballia, Uttar Pradesh:
One extra particular person has been arrested in a case linked to shouting slogans in opposition to Uttar Pradesh Sports Minister Upendra Tiwari and his relations, police stated on Sunday.
Senior police official from Kotwali police station Bal Mukund Mishra stated Surya Prakash Verma was arrested on Saturday night, and added that 11 individuals have thus far been arrested on this case, whereas three individuals have surrendered themselves in court docket.
The police motion got here following a criticism lodged by Ashwini Tiwari, the nephew of the minister on July 4. In the criticism, Mr Tiwari had named Ambika Chaudhary, a former minister in the course of the Samajwadi Party (SP) authorities; his son Anand, 10 named individuals and lots of of unknown individuals.
The police additionally stated expenses of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act have been added within the FIR.
According to police, a video wherein SP employees might be purportedly seen indulging in shouting slogans in opposition to Mr Tiwari went viral on social media, following which BJP leaders of the district met Superintendent of Police Vipin Tada at his residence.
Mr Tiwari had alleged that the SP employees had abused his mom and sister.
“In the video, expletives were hurled at my mother and sister. In 75 districts of the state, elections for the zila panchayat chairpersons were held, but this situation did not come up in the 74 other districts,” the minister had stated.
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