Karnataka Youth Congress leader detained twice for protesting Agnipath scheme – Reuters

Express press service

BENGALURU: Youth Congress President and son of Shantinagar NA MP Haris Mohammed Nalapad was arrested twice by police on Monday for speaking out against the Centre’s Agnipath program and protesting near train stations in the city. The local police arrested him on both occasions and released him.

According to sources, the 28-year-old accompanied by 15 other people organized a demonstration in front of Cantonment station at 1.30 p.m. “They held up signs against the Agnipath program and waved slogans,” a source said. The group also blocked the road for a few minutes and burned a tire. They couldn’t get into the station where the cops were out in force.

Later, accompanied by a group of 60 people, Nalapad staged a protest near the statue of Krantivitra Sangolli Rayanna near KSR Bengaluru station around 7 p.m. “Some of them had burning fire sticks in their hands. They chanted slogans against the Agnipath plan and kept chanting Go Back Modi,” another source said.

They protested for almost an hour. DCP West detained them and later released them.

BENGALURU: Youth Congress President and son of Shantinagar NA MP Haris Mohammed Nalapad was arrested twice by police on Monday for speaking out against the Centre’s Agnipath program and protesting near train stations in the city. The local police arrested him on both occasions and released him. According to sources, the 28-year-old accompanied by 15 other people organized a demonstration in front of Cantonment station at 1.30 p.m. “They held up signs against the Agnipath program and waved slogans,” a source said. The group also blocked the road for a few minutes and burned a tire. They couldn’t get into the station where the cops were out in force. Later, accompanied by a group of 60 people, Nalapad staged a protest near the statue of Krantivitra Sangolli Rayanna near KSR Bengaluru station around 7 p.m. “Some of them had burning fire sticks in their hands. They chanted slogans against the Agnipath plan and kept chanting Go Back Modi,” another source said. They protested for almost an hour. DCP West detained them and later released them.