Lucknow Police arrest seven for holding anti-CAA protest without permission

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan 31 (ANI): Police arrested seven persons for protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) at the Ghanta Ghar area without taking permission.

The seven persons are identified as - Mohammad Tahir, Jugnu, Mohammad Shan Khan, Rahbar, Daood, Sawez, Tufail Siddiqui.

The Thakurganj police station had on January 30 denied permission of protest to the seven persons.

"They tried to take out a candle march despite the enforcement of Section 144 in the area," police said in a release.

The accused were arrested and cases under section 145, 147, 148, 283 and 353 of Indian Penal Code (IPC).

The accused have been sent to judicial custody. (ANI)