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UP court grants bail to 4 people arrested for anti-CAA riots

The court said the people released will be released after furnishing sureties of Rs 1 lakh each

By PTI in New Delhi
  • Published 15.01.20, 2:22 PM
  • Updated 15.01.20, 2:22 PM
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Police personnel hit protestors during a rally against the NRC and the amended Citizenship Act in Lucknow. (PTI)

Four people held in connection with the violence that took place during anti-citizenship law protests in the city on December 20 have been granted bail.

District sessions judge Sanjay Kumar Pachori allowed the bail plea of the four accused and ordered that they may be released after furnishing sureties of Rs 1 lakh each.

The police had booked 258 people and arrested 85 for the violence during protests against the amended citizenship law.