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Updated on: Tuesday, October 05, 2021, 06:24 PM IST

Watch Video: Days after Lakhimpur Kheri violence, outrage in Uttar Pradesh as Priyanka Gandhi remains in detention

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra | Photo Credit: Twitter/@priyankagandhi

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra | Photo Credit: Twitter/@priyankagandhi

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With the Congress questioning the detention of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, officials said Tuesday a case has been registered here against her and 10 others under sections related to preventive detention due to apprehension of breach of peace. Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and other party leaders were detained on Monday when they were going to meet the victims of the violence that erupted during a farmers' protest in Lakhimpur Kheri a day earlier.

"These are preventive sections. Once we get assurance that there would not be violation of peace by them these sections will be removed," Sitapur Sub-divisional Magistrate Pyare Lal Maurya said. The case under Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) sections 151, 107, 116 (all related to preventive detention due to apprehension of breach of peace) has also been registered against Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu and party leader Deependra Hooda, the officials said.

(With inputs from agencies)

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Published on: Tuesday, October 05, 2021, 06:24 PM IST
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