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Taking Cue from UP Police, Gujarat Police Will Sieze Property of Anti-CAA Protesters to recover damages

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Vadodara: After Uttar Pradesh, now Gujarat police has decided to recover damages from those responsible for vandalizing public and the government properties during a protest against Citizenship Amendment Act.

Police vehicles and the public property was damaged during the protest against the CAA in Vadodara, Gujarat on December 20. On this, Vadodara Police Commissioner Anupam Singh Gehlot said that the police would recover the loss of Rs 40,000 from the accused involved in the protest of stone pelting in Hathikhana area of the city.

The police will soon appeal the court and seek permission from the protesters to recover damages. This will be the first case of loss recovery for Vadodara police. Vadodara police arrested 40 people in connection with the violence.

In case of Kodungallur Film Society, the SC had ordered in 2018 that if any performance harms government and private property, it will be reviewed and recovered in any way.