The central government has banned 35 WhatsApp groups for spreading fake news on the Agneepath scheme. Government sources said that misleading messages were being spread among these groups regarding the Agneepath scheme.
According to media reports, it is not yet clear what action was taken against the administrators of these groups. This action has been taken by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
At the same time, there was no violence in Bihar on Sunday amid protests over the Agneepath scheme. So far, 145 FIRs have been registered in connection with the violence that took place between June 16 and June 18. A total of 804 people have been arrested.
The role of coaching institutes has come to the fore behind the violence in Bihar and Telangana. FIR has been registered against 3 coaching institutes in Bihar and one in Telangana. A coaching operator has also been arrested in Telangana. Police said that the operator was the mastermind behind the violence.
After the uproar at Taregana police station near Patna, an FIR has been registered at Masaudhi police station on the statement of the circle officer of Masaudhi. This includes 70 nominated and 500 unknowns, including the operators of three coaching paradise, Adarsh, and BDS. According to Masaudhi ASP, raids will be conducted at many places in the night to arrest the miscreants.
Patna District Magistrate Chandrashekhar Singh told the media – The role of 6-7 coaching institutes has come to the fore in the Masaudhi case. The police are investigating the matter We have received information that people have been instigated by messaging in the WhatsApp group. Strict action will be taken after the investigation.
According to an estimate, there are about 4,000 coaching institutes in Bihar, most of which are in the capital Patna. At the same time, the annual turnover of these institutions is about 500 crores.
Police have arrested Coaching Director Subbarao in connection with the violence in Secunderabad, Telangana. Subbarao has been an army man and is the owner of about 8 coaching institutes in Andhra-Telangana. According to the police, Subbarao had created a WhatsApp group named Hakimpet Army Soldiers, in which people were called for a demonstration.
ADG of law and order Sanjay Singh had earlier said, “In three days (from June 15 to June 17) around 620 people have been arrested and 130 FIRs have been registered in Bihar.” Protests against Agneepath Recruitment Scheme, “140 people arrested on Saturday”.
According to East Central Railway, more than 60 trains were cancelled and two were terminated till Saturday due to prevailing law and order problems in Bihar and the perception of danger to railway property and passengers.
Unveiling the ‘Agneepath’ scheme, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said that it is a transformative initiative that will provide a youth profile to the armed forces. Will go to the army as Agniveer,” Rajnath Singh had said.
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