Two held in Uttar Pradesh for hurling potatoes outside Assembly

Jan 14, 2018, 09:10 IST | Agencies

Two people, including a Samajwadi Party worker, were on Saturday arrested for allegedly hurling potatoes near the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly

Akhilesh Yadav
Akhilesh Yadav

Two people, including a Samajwadi Party worker, were on Saturday arrested for allegedly hurling potatoes near the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly. "Ankit Singh and Santosh Palon were arrested for their involvement in throwing potatoes on streets in front of Vidhan Sabha, Lohia Path and near 1090 crossing on January 6. One of those arrested belongs to the Samajwadi Party," SSP Deepak Kumar said.

Meanwhile, former CM and SP president Akhilesh Yadav slammed Kumar for naming SP for the incident. "The SSP should concentrate on law and order and arrest criminals. I will give Yash Bharti to the SSP for this achievement (arrest)," Yadav said.

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