43 people arrested, 5 cases registered so far during farm protest: Agriculture Minister

Prime News, National (New Delhi), July 24:- The Delhi Police have arrested 43 persons and registered five cases so far during the ongoing farmer agitation against the Centre’s farm laws, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar informed Parliament on Friday.

Tomar, in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha, said the action against the mischievous persons falls under the purview of Delhi Police.

As informed by Delhi Police, 43 persons have been arrested during the farmers’ agitation so far and five cases registered, he said.

The investigation is pending in four cases, while the trial is pending in one case, he added.

On losses incurred by the government due to the protest, Tomar said the agitation led to inconvenience to the public because of road blockage and other agitation activities. (MR, Inputs: Agencies).

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