Hartal violence: Preventive arrest of 367 persons registered


Thiruvananthapuram: The hartal called in Kerala by various organisations over Citizenship Amendment Act turned violent in many places. 367 persons were taken under preventive arrest. 80 persons were arrested from Ernakulam alone while 51 were arrested from Thrissur and 39 from Thiruvananthapuram.

Number of persons taken in preventive arrest from various district are (upto 5 pm):

  • Thiruvananthapuram - 39
  • Kollam - 19
  • Pathanamthitta - 3
  • Alappuzha - 13
  • Kottayam - 12
  • Ernakulam - 80
  • Idukki - 49
  • Thrissur - 51
  • Palakkad - 21
  • Malappuram- 15
  • Kozhikode - 12
The dawn-to-dusk hartal was called collectively by SDPI, Welfare party, Kerala Muslim Youth Federation, BSP, SGO and Solidarity Organisations.

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