Police case registered in India over vandalism at Indian High Commission in UK

Delhi Police in India has filed a FIR in connection with the vandalism at the Indian High Commission in London, UK.

According to local media reports a case has been registered by the Special Cell of the Delhi Police against unknown persons under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and the Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act of the Indian Penal Code.

The case was registered after the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs asked the police to take appropriate legal action after recieving a report from the Ministry of External Affairs regarding the incident in London on 19th March.

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Indian news agency ANI is reporting via sources that the Special Cell of the Delhi Police has started investigations as the incident involves unlawful activities by some holding Indian nationality abroad.

In a disgraceful incident, the Indian national flag at the Indian High Commission in London was pulled down during a protest by pro-Khalistan activists on 19th March, prompting the Indian External Affairs Ministry in New Delhi to summon the senior-most British diplomat to lodge a protest.

British deputy high commissioner Christina Scott was summoned to convey India’s strong protest at the actions taken by separatist and extremist Khalistan elements against the Indian High Commission in London after the incident according to a press release by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs.

The Australia Today had spoken to Rashmi Samant who was an eyewitness to this vandalism


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