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2, including SP worker, arrested for hurling potatoes in UP

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Two people, including a Samajwadi Party worker, were today arrested for allegedly hurling potatoes near the Legislative Assembly.

Ankit Singh and Santosh Palon were yesterday arrested for their involvement in throwing potatoes on streets in front of Vidhan Sabha, Lohia Path and near 1090 crossing on January 6, SSP said.

"We are probing the matter and some of those involved in the act belong to the Samajwadi party," the SSP said.

Meanwhile, the former and president, slammed the SSP for naming workers behind the incident.

The SSP should better concentrate on and order and arrest criminals, Yadav said.

Angry over the arrest, Yadav said, "I will give Yash to the SSP for this achievement (of arrest)".

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 15:50 IST