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Bharat Bandh violence: Dalit leader surrenders, send to JC

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar 

district chief Upkar Bavra, wanted in a case of violence during the April 2 country-wide bandh, has surrendered in a court here and has been sent to judicial custody.

sharma remanded today in judicial custody up to April 26, said

Meanwhile, another court of has refused to grant bail to district who had been arrested for allegedly inciting the violence during the

Gautam was denied bail yesterday.

Dalit groups had called for a Bharat across the country on April 2 in protest against a recent order which they claimed had diluted the SC/ST Act (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

Protesters turned violent at several places which resulted in death of at least 11 people and destruction of property.

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 16:15 IST