Mumbai: The Delhi Police has issued a lookout circular against the farmer leaders named in the FIR and the process of surrender of their passports will also be initiated to ensure that they do not leave the country.
The decision was taken in a review meeting chaired by Home Minister Amit Shah. According to PTI, farmer leaders will be asked to surrender their passports.
37 farmer leaders including Rakesh Tikait, Darshan Pal, Rajinder Singh, Balbir Singh Rajewal, Buta Singh Burjgil, Yogendra Yadav, Medha Patkar and Joginder Singh Ugraha have been named in the FIRs for breach of NOC issued regarding farmers’ tractor rally.
Delhi Police issues Lookout Notice (LOC) against farmer leaders with the help of immigration: Delhi Police
— ANI (@ANI) January 28, 2021
The FIR mentions several public servants discharging their duties, including sections 307 (attempt to murder), 147 (punishment for rioting) and 353 (assault / criminal force) of the IPC (Indian Penal Code).
Officials aware of the development told PTI that Shah is constantly monitoring the situation in Delhi on Wednesday and is meeting again late Wednesday and Thursday.
Farmer leaders were accused of making inflammatory speeches that led to violence in the national capital. More than 300 police personnel were injured in the attack.