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FIR against Congress MLA for showing black flags to Union minister

New Delhi: An FIR has been registered against a Congress MLA and over 40 others for showing black flags to Union minister Anupriya Patel in protest against detention of Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi.

The incident had taken place on Thursday in Kachahri campus where the Minister of state for Health and Family Welfare had gone for a function. Congress workers shouted slogans and showed black flags to her.

According to the FIR lodged by BJP workers, the protesters also hit a car of the minister’s cavalcade.

Superintendent of Police (SP), Arvind Sen, said that an FIR was registered against Congress MLA from Madihan seat, Lalitesh Pati Tripathi, former district president Mata Prasad Dubey, Satish Mishra and 42 others under various sections of CrPC including sec-147 (rioting), 188 (Disobedience of prohibitory orders), 341 (wrongful restraint) and 504 (Intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace).
No arrest has been made so far in this connection, the SP said.