A high-voltage drama unfolded here on Saturday evening as Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra gave a slip to police to reach the residence of retired IPS officer SR Darapuri, arrested in connection with the recent anti-CAA protests, and alleged that she got manhandled by cops.
The Congress general secretary claimed that the police tried to stop her, she got surrounded, held by the throat by a female cop and pushed by another female cop as she was walking towards Darapuri's residence in Indiranagar's sector 18.
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had stopped by Lucknow police while she was on her way to meet family members of former IPS officer SR Darapuri, who got arrested during anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests. 'A policewoman stopped me by strangulating me (mera gala dabaya). I was pushed...then I went ahead with a party member on a two-wheeler,' Priyanka added.
Congress took to Twitter to release a video showing Uttar Pradesh Police 'manhandling' Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. Priyanka got stopped by Lucknow Police while she was on her way to meet family members of former IPS officer SR Darapuri, who got arrested during the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act protests. Priyanka had accused the police of strangulating and pushing her.