The Delhi Police has registered 25 FIRs and arrested as many individuals for allegedly pasting posters critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in reference to the vaccination drive towards COVID-19, officers stated on Saturday.
The posters studying “Modiji humare bachon ki vaccine videsh kyu bhej diya (PM why did you ship vaccines of our kids to overseas international locations?)” have been plastered in a number of elements of the town, they stated.
On (*25*), police obtained details about the posters following which senior officers of the districts have been alerted.
Based on additional complaints, 25 FIRs have been registered beneath sections 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) of the Indian Penal Code and different related sections, together with part 3 of the Prevention of Defacement of Property Act, throughout numerous districts of the Delhi Police, officers stated.
A senior police officer stated, “More FIRs are prone to be registered if additional complaints are obtained on this regard. As of now, investigation is underway to establish on whose behalf these posters have been being put up at numerous locations throughout the town and accordingly additional motion shall be taken.”
Elaborating additional concerning the FIRs and arrests, the police stated three FIRs have been registered in northeast Delhi and two individuals have been arrested from there.
Three FIRs have been registered in west and 5 individuals have been arrested whereas one other three FIRs have been registered in outer Delhi and three extra individuals have been nabbed from there. In northwest half of the nationwide capital, 4 FIRs have been registered after which two have been arrested, police stated.
They stated two FIRs have been registered within the central half of the town and 4 individuals have been arrested whereas two FIRs have been registered in Rohini and one other two FIRs in south have been additionally registered.
The police stated one FIR was registered in east Delhi’s Kalyanpuri and 4 individuals have been nabbed whereas one other FIR was registered in New Friends Colony police station of the southeast district, police stated.
Police officers stated one FIR was registered in Dwarka from the place two individuals have been arrested whereas one other FIR was registered in north Delhi and one individual was arrested from there. The individual claimed that he had been given ₹500 to stick these posters, police stated.
Police stated yet one more FIR was registered in southwest Delhi from two individuals have been held.
Another case was registered in Shahadra. The police have recovered the CCTV footage of the act and are attempting to nab the individual concerned in it, officers added.
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