Actors, students, lawyer booked for Gateway protests

Actors, students, lawyer booked for Gateway protests

Students on the second of their protest at the Gateway of India. (PTI Photo)

An actor, a student leader, a human rights lawyer are among the protesters named in the FIR for unlawful assembly for the demonstration at the Gateway of India against the JNU violence, an official said on Wednesday.

The Colaba Police have registered an offense against more than 350 persons for the 34-hour-long protest at the Gateway of India

Among who booked for unlawful assembly and violation of Mumbai Police Commissioner's prohibitory orders included TV actor Sushant Singh, former JNU student Umar Khalid, human rights lawyer Mihir Desai, TISS professor Meena Gopal, student leaders Shefali Saini, Bilal Khan, Suvarna Sable and Feroz Mithiborwala, he said.

Some of the persons named in the FIR at the Colaba Police Station also figure in another FIR registered at the Mata Ramabai Ambedkar Marg Police for protesting at Hutatma Chowk, he said.

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