Lakhimpur Kheri: Priyanka Gandhi arrested after about 34 hours, kept in PAC guesthouse
Priyanka Gandhi has been arrested after a case was registered against her at the Hargaon police station in Sitapur under various sections of IPC, including disobeying prohibitory orders and abetment
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi has been arrested after a case was registered against her at the Hargaon police station in Sitapur under various sections of the Indian Penal Code, including disobeying prohibitory orders and abetment.
According to SHO, Hargaon police station, an FIR has been registered against 11 people including Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Deependra Hooda and Ajay Kumar Lallu for disturbing peace.
The PAC guest house where Priyanka Gandhi has been under detention since Monday, has been notified as a temporary jail.
The case, according to official sources, has been filed under Sections 151, 107 and 116, on a report given by the station house officer of Hargaon to the magistrate.
Earlier this morning, Priyanka tweeted a viral video of the Lakhimpur Kheri incident and 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.
Her party alleged that drones were being used to monitor the movement of Priyanka at PAC guest house.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel tweeted a video of drones monitoring. "Who will take responsibility, whose drone is this and why," he tweeted. Baghel, who arrived in Lucknow on Tuesday afternoon, was not allowed to move out of the airport.
The Congress is alleging that she has been kept in illegal custody for 30 hours as she was taken in custody early on Monday morning in the Hargaon area in Sitapur.
Hundreds of Congress workers have been sitting outside the PAC guest house in Sitapur, waiting for their leader's release.
Priyanka Gandhi has said that as soon as she is released, she will proceed to Lakhimpur Kheri to meet the bereaved families.
Published: 05 Oct 2021, 2:32 PM