Thirteen FIRs have actually been registered in 9 areas, Extra Director General of Cops (Law and Order) Prashant Kumar said in a statement.

The Uttar Pradesh Police has thus far arrested 337 people from 8 areas in connection with the violence that erupted complying with the Friday prayers on June 10 over a debatable statement versus Prophet Mohammad, an authorities stated on Tuesday.

Thirteen FIRs have actually likewise been registered in nine districts in this connection, Extra Director General of Authorities (Order) Prashant Kumar stated in a declaration.

Of the 337 individuals apprehended, 92 are from Prayagraj, 83 from Saharanpur, 52 from Hathras, 41 from Ambedkar Nagar, 40 from Moradabad, 18 from Firozabad, six from Aligarh and also five from Jalaun, Kumar claimed giving in a district-wise separation.

Of the 13 instances, 3 were signed up each in Prayagraj and Saharanpur, and one each in Firozabad, Ambedkar Nagar, Moradabad, Hathras, Aligarh, Lakhimpur Kheri and also Jalaun, the officer claimed.

A mob had pummelled stones at the cops throughout the violence in Prayagraj and Saharanpur. A minimum of four various other cities had actually experienced similar scenes during the marches that were performed in In Prayagraj, a crowd had actually set a few motorbikes and carts ablaze, and additionally attempted to set ablaze a police vehicle in demonstration versus the debatable statement on Prophet Mohammad by the now-suspended BJP leader Nupur Sharma.

A policeman was additionally harmed in the mayhem. Cops had actually made use of tear gas and also lathis to spread the militants.

In Saharanpur, protesters shouted mottos against Sharma and also required death sentence for her.

There were objections in Bijnor, Moradabad, Rampur and also Lucknow too.

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Last Updated: 14 June 2022