CAA: Internet service stopped in 21 of 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh before Friday prayers

Internet service stopped in 21 of 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh

After the violence over the citizenship amendment law, once again Uttar Pradesh government has stopped internet services in 21 districts in view of the Friday prayers

Uttar Pradesh Police DGP OP Singh said that Internet service in 21 districts of the state will be suspended on Friday.

He said that "the law system in the state is fully under control, we are constantly engaged in the strategic deployment of the security forces and the SIT team is engaged in various cases. We have suspended internet service in 21 districts, as the situation is. Internet service will be restored to normal. "

Uttar Pradesh has seen the most violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act. Many people have died during these demonstrations here.

How many deaths in Uttar Pradesh?
According to the report of the Indian Express, 14 out of 16 people who died in clashes between police and protesters last week died of bullet injuries. A senior police officer has confirmed this from the newspaper.

Of the remaining two, Rashid died in Firozabad due to a head injury and in Varanasi eight-year-old Mohammad Sagir died due to a stampede.

People have died due to bullet injuries and they have been identified as such. Mohammed Vakil (32 years) in Lucknow, Aftab Alam (22 years) and Mohammad Saif (25 years) in Kanpur, Anas (21 years) and Solomon (35 years) in Bijnor, Bilal (24 years) and Mohammad Shehroz (23 years) In Sambhal, Zaheer (33 years), Asif (20 years) and Arif (20 years) in Meerut, Nabi Jahan (24 years) in Firozabad and Faiz Khan (24 years) in Rampur.

What is the police saying?

At the same time, the police say that they have not used anything other than plastic bullets and rubber bullets.

"We have deployed security personnel in different districts of the state and interacted with the people," the news agency ANI quoted Uttar Pradesh's ADG (law and order) PV Rama Shastri as saying.

During this, he said that the police is monitoring the content being put on social media.

Violence erupted in many parts of Uttar Pradesh from 19 to 21 December. The police released a series of photographs and videos firing the two protesters during the protests, justifying their action. Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma claimed that the police also suffered heavy losses in this violence. "288 policemen have been injured in violence erupted in 21 districts. Of them, 62 policemen have been injured by shooting," he told a press conference.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also praised the state police for successfully ending the protests in the state.