New Delhi: Two days after the violence which broke out in multiple parts of the national capital during the farmers’ tractor rally on 26 January Republic Day, Delhi Police on Wednesday said that it has declared a Lookout Notice (LOC) against some farmer leaders with the help of immigration.
The passports of certain leaders will be seized as a part of the process, said Delhi Police in a statement.
The decisions have been taken following a set of meetings done by Union Home Minister Amit Shah since Tuesday when the big scale violence got a place in the national capital throughout the farmers’ tractor rally, a home ministry official said.
The tractor rally parade on Tuesday(26 Jan) that was to highlight the requirements of the farmer unions to repeal the three new farm laws turned violent as protesters differed from routes, attacked police, overthrew vehicles, and hoisted a religious flag on the walls of the iconic Red Fort.
Protestors demolished barricades to enter Delhi and indulged in demolition across different parts of the national capital during their tractor rally organized to protest against the Centre’s three new farm laws.
Various public and private properties were destroyed in acts of vandalism by the protestors. A total of 22 FIRs have been filed by the Delhi Police with one of them considering the incident at ITO where a farmer died after his tractor overturned.
Farmers have been protesting on the different borders of the national capital since November 26 against the three newly enacted farm laws – Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020; the Farmers Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and farm Services Act 2020 and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.