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CAA Protests: Rajya Sabha member detained

Last Updated 21 December 2019, 19:57 IST

Rajya Sabha Member Binoy Viswam and five others were detained by the police at Lalbagh Circle in Mangaluru on Saturday after they attempted to stage a protest against Citizenship Amendment Act.

They were detained for violating the curfew clamped in the city. The protesters raised slogans against Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa and also against the government.

Speaking to reporters in Thiruvananthapuram, Viswam said alleged that the police used force without any provocation. He alleged that the administration succeeded in creating a terrifying situation in Mangaluru. But the people of Mangaluru would resist it, he added.

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(Published 21 December 2019, 17:11 IST)

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