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Babbar held over bid to join farmers agitating in Ghaziabad

Press Trust of India  |  Ghaziabad 

and Uttar Pradesh Committee was today arrested at the Loni border here when he was on his way to join farmers protesting in Mandola village here, police said.

He was taken to the Avas Vikas Parishad guest house in Vasundhra colony of Trans Hindon area, in Sahibabad, and later released on a personal bond, of Police H N Singh said.

was arrested at the entry point on Delhi-Loni border, Singh said, adding that as police prohibited him from entering, he staged a sit-in on the road, and was detained for violation of Section 144 of CrPC.

Speaking to media, later said the district administration was torturing farmers on the instructions of the in the state.

accused the police of beating up the agitators as they protested for land allotted to them on lease by the state in 2013.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 22:15 IST