NHRC issues notice to Uttar Pradesh Government Over Atrocities on Anti-CAA Protesters
Updated: Mar 13, 2022
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary and the Director-General of Police (DGP), on a complaint filed by Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra over alleged police atrocities during anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) protests in the State. The police allegedly used brutal force to crush the Anti-CAA stir, which claimed over 22 lives.
The Commission has given six weeks’ time to the UP Government to reply to its notice. Looking at the gravity and sensitivity of the matter, the Commission expects that the requisite report shall be sent within the stipulated time without any delay