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Mathura violence: NSA invoked against 3 aides of Ram Vriksha

PTI
Published Aug 13, 2016, 4:55 pm IST
Updated Aug 13, 2016, 4:55 pm IST
Action has been initiated against the three for encroaching on government land and killing two policemen.
National Security Act has been slapped against three members of Azad Bharat Vidhik Vaicharik Kranti Satyagrahi encroachment on government land at Mathura’s Jawahar Bagh area and carrying out attack on police. (Photo: PTI)
 National Security Act has been slapped against three members of Azad Bharat Vidhik Vaicharik Kranti Satyagrahi encroachment on government land at Mathura’s Jawahar Bagh area and carrying out attack on police. (Photo: PTI)

Mathura: Charges under the stringent National Security Act have been slapped on three close aides of Ram Vriksha Yadav, the leader of the sect, members of which had encroached on government land at Jawahar Bagh area in Mathura and carried out an attack on police.

"Chandan Bose, the commander of the army of Ram Vriksha Yadav, the leader of Azad Bharat Vidhik Vaicharik Kranti Satyagrahi, his security officer Viresh Yadav and financier Rakesh Gupta have been booked under NSA," SP (City) Alok Priyadarshi said on Saturday.

 

Action has been initiated against them for encroaching on government land with the help of other members of the sect and killing SP Mukul Dwivedi and SHO Santosh Yadav when police had in June tried to evict them following court orders, he said.

A total of 29 people were killed in clashes between police and members of the sect.

The one-member judicial commission probing the incident has recorded statements of 57 witnesses. Yesterday, it recorded statements of BJP leader Ravikant Garg and six others.

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