BKA president, 14 others held for creating ruckus at DSO office

By: | Published: July 3, 2016 6:15 PM

Kuldeep Tyagi, allegedly vandalised the district supply officer's office and took hostages some government employs.

jagg pti lUttar Pradesh police arrested Bharatiya Kisan Andolan (BKA) national president and 14 others. (Representative image/PTI)

Bharatiya Kisan Andolan (BKA) national president and 14 others were arrested by Uttar Pradesh police for allegedly creating ruckus at the DSO’s office here.

Alleging black marketing in the public distribution system (PDS), the members of BKA led by its President Kuldeep Tyagi, allegedly vandalised the district supply officer’s office yesterday. They also took hostage some government employees and threatened to kill them, district police spokesperson said today.

“The agitators were demanding cancellation of registration of a ration shop in Aurangabad village, which is not under our jurisdiction,” said DSO Rajesh Kumar.

Soon after the complaint by supply inspector Rekha Pandey, personnel from the Civil Lines police station took the protesters into custody. The police produced them before the Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate who remanded them in judicial custody.

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