Lok Insaaf Occasion MLAs Simarjit Singh Bains and his brother Balwinder Singh Bains had been charged for violating coronavirus guidelines after they took out a protest march in opposition to a state minister in Patiala on Monday, police mentioned.
The MLAs had been holding a protest in opposition to state Cupboard Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot for his alleged involvement in a multi-crore post-matric scholarship rip-off.
Patiala Senior Superintendent of Police Vikram Jeet Duggal mentioned a name was given by the Lok Insaaf celebration to assemble at Patiala’s PUDA floor to protest in opposition to Sadhu Singh Dharamsot.
Round 1,500 individuals reached the bottom in 70 to 80 buses.
They had been requested to not organise such a gathering conserving in view the pandemic and prohibitory orders, police mentioned, including that they didn’t hassle about it and violated the COVID-19 pointers by taking out a protest march.
Police mentioned after they stopped them, the protesters allegedly misbehaved with them. They attacked cops deployed there, injuring a sub-inspector and 4 others, mentioned police. Police then used delicate power to disperse the protesters.
The Bains brothers and their a number of supporters had been charged beneath related sections of the Indian Penal Code, Catastrophe Administration Act and the Epidemic Illnesses Act, the police mentioned.
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