PDP MLC ‘Assaulted’, Bajrang Dal Activists Detained

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Jammu: Police o n Friday detained scores of persons who are reportedly activists of Bajrang Dal after they tried to assault Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) MLC, Firdous Tak here. Earlier, Tak had visited the Press Club here to address the media persons.

As soon as Tak arrived, a group of persons who are reportedly affiliated with Bajrang Dal amid slogans had a minor scuffle with him and allegedly attempted to assault him. Meanwhile, police personal as per KNO intervened and rescued the MLC following which scores of persons involved in the act were detained.

The Bajrang Dal activists were staging protest against the recent MLC’s controversial comments in Kishtwar town, a video of which also went viral on social media.

On killings of Parihar brothers including senior BJP leader Anil Parihar in Kishtwar, who were shot dead last month, the MLC sought to know why the names of accused was not made public.

He however, also questioned if the accused have not been identified then who misled the Governor Satya Pal Malik. “We have taken Bajrang Dal activists into the custody,” police said.(KNO)

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