Scuffle breaks out between protesting wrestlers and police at Jantar Mantar

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New Delhi, May 4 : A scuffle broke out between protesting wrestlers and Delhi Police at Jantar Mantar on Wednesday evening.

Protesting wrestlers alleged that police personnel misbehaved with them and that some of them were beaten by the cops.

Wrestlers alleged that the cops started abusing protesting wrestlers, in fact, the police allegedly hit one of the wrestlers who got injured.

Reacting to the situation, Delhi Minister Saurabh Bharadwaj tweeted, “Central government will avoid getting Medical Test of its Police officer. Lady wrestlers alleged that policeman is intoxicated and he misbehaved to lady wrestler. What a shame!!!.”

“Right now the Central government did not do well with women wrestlers at Jantar Mantar. Will our sister and daughter sleep in the mud? Won’t they even have a folding bed. BJP’s pride will soon break,” Bhardwaj tweeted.

“During the protest at Jantar Mantar, Somnath Bharti came at the protest site along with folding beds without permission. On intervention, the supporters became aggressive in trying to get the beds out of the truck. Subsequently, a minor altercation took place in which Somnath Bharti along with two others were detained,” said a senior Delhi Police official.


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