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14 people arrested for bursting crackers outside Supreme Court as protest


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New Delhi: Fourteen people were detained today for bursting firecrackers outside the Supreme Court to protest the temporary ban on the sale of firecrackers by the apex court.

The police were informed about the protest outside ‘D’ gate of the Supreme Court. The members, who claimed to be from an outfit Azad Hind Fauj, burst firecrackers outside the apex court.

As many as 14 persons, including three women, were detained and taken to Tilak Marg police station, said a senior police officer. They were led by a man named Satpal Malhotra.