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Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami broadcasts withdrawal of circumstances towards anti-CAA protesters


Tenkasi: About 10 lakh circumstances filed in reference to violation of lockdown norms to forestall unfold of COVID-19, and circumstances over protests towards the Citizenship Modification Act early final yr can be withdrawn, Chief Minister Okay Palaniswami introduced right here on Friday (February 19).

Barring particular circumstances like these linked to violence, prevention of police personnel from discharging their duties, and use of fraudulent means for acquiring e-pass throughout the lockdown section, all different circumstances can be withdrawn, he stated.

Palaniswami, addressing a meet for Meeting polls seemingly in April, at Kadayanallur close to right here, stated roughly 10 lakh circumstances have been registered by police in reference to violation of lockdown and COVID-19 norms like towards those that unfold rumours on coronavirus.

Additionally, about 1,500 circumstances have been registered throughout the anti-CAA protests for staging demonstrations in violation of prohibitory orders, damaging public property and stopping policemen from doing their work, he stated.

Besides circumstances like those associated to violence, additional authorized motion in all different circumstances was being dropped contemplating individuals’s welfare, he stated.

Citing a plea from individuals requesting withdrawal of circumstances towards those that took half in protests towards the Kudankulam nuclear energy undertaking, he stated a number of circumstances have already been cancelled.

Some circumstances have been pending in courtroom and a few remained on the degree of First Data Report and folks’s request to drop motion can be positively thought-about in accordance with legislation, he stated.

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