Hindu Yuva Vahini office bearers booked by police

UP, Hindu Yuva Vahini, police, Gorakhpur

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The Uttar Pradesh police have registered a FIR against seven office bearers of Hindu Yuva Vahini and around 20 unknown people under serious sections of the IPC for breaching peace following a communal conflict in Gokalpur village.

The seven office bearers of Hindu Yuva Vahini named In the FIR are Sachin Mittal ( Co-Divisional incharge), Anoop Rastogi( Mahanagar incharge), Ankit Sharma ( Mahanagar President), Rajkamal , Gaurav Sharma , Amit Thakur and Sanjeev Chauhan.

The trouble started in village Gokulpur of Bhawanpur thana area on 7 June when a girl charged three youths of the village from the other community of gang-rape.

The family members of the girl alongwith​ a large number of villagers approached the police station on Wednesday night and asked the SHO to register their complaint of Gang rape.

Finding the situation sensitive as the case involved two different communities the police lodged an FIR in which Sumit, Jugal and Kalu were charged with gang rape, assaulting and terrorising the victim.

However, the accused men charged the police of booking them in a fake case.

It is alleged that the the workers and members of Vahini reached the village on the next morning and while returning raised slogans outside the place of  worship of the other community.

This enraged the members of the other community who attacked on the Vahini members in which three of them got injured.

Heavy force has been deployed in the village which is still in the grip of tension. According to the police the situation however is under control.