District administration alert on anticipation of opposition to Agneepath scheme, strict monitoring at railway stations
Varanasi, June 19 (H.S.). The district administration is alert in view of the anger among the youth of Purvanchal regarding Agneepath scheme. On Sunday, the police force started patrolling at all the railway stations and roadways of the district since morning. To prevent arson, stone pelting and sabotage by the protesting youth, the officer is also ready in the rural areas. Apart from Cantt station, Banaras station, Varanasi City, officers are also walking with the force at Shivpur, Rajatalab station of rural area.
Regarding the recruitment of Agniveer, the officers also met the youth who were preparing in the ground of Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia PG College located at Bhairav Talab and informed them about it. Rajatalab police station in-charge Ramashish Ram encouraged the youth and asked them to prepare peacefully. Mohansarai outpost in-charge Kumar Gaurav Singh, after checking the passengers in the buses going towards Varanasi district, instructed the youth sitting in the buses not to create any disturbance. Let us tell you that the action of the administration is going on continuously against those who create nuisance in Varanasi regarding the Agneepath scheme. Eight cases have been registered against the miscreants in two days on serious criminal charges like attempt to murder and robbery at Sigra, Jaitpura and Cantt police stations. After sending 27 accused to jail, the police is now looking for the perpetrators of the riot and the masked people who were involved in the riot. Apart from breaking the glass of roadways buses, the way the damage to government properties will be compensated only by the miscreants who have been caught.
On the basis of the Tahrir of ARM Om Prakash Ojha of Varanasi Rural Depot of UP Roadways and Sanjit Kumar Singh, Depot Manager of City Transport, two cases were registered against more than 150 unidentified accused on charges including rioting, looting and damage to public property. According to the Varanasi Police Commissioner, the Thanedars and ACPs of the district have been instructed to do duty with extra vigilance till the atmosphere is completely normal. Instructions have also been issued to ensure that Section-144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure is strictly followed in the Commissionerate area and there is no gathering of crowd.