50 detained for staging protests exterior soccer membership in Kolkata | Kolkata Information

50 detained for staging protests outside football club in Kolkata | Kolkata News - Times of India

KOLKATA: A number of individuals, claiming to be supporters of Sporting Membership East Bengal, had been detained for staging an indication over the uncertainty surrounding the soccer membership’s sponsorship, in Maidan space, officers mentioned. Police additionally lathi-charged the agitators after they continued protesting exterior the membership’s Maidan premises regardless of being instructed to disperse, they mentioned.
No less than 50 individuals had been detained.
Police, nevertheless, denied claims by the supporters that lots of them had been injured within the lathi cost.
“They suffered accidents throughout a scuffle between two teams of supporters,” a police officer mentioned.
“We repeatedly instructed them to vacate the world holding in thoughts Covid-19 protocols, however they didn’t hearken to us. We needed to lathi cost to manage the gang,” he mentioned.
A group of cops has been deployed within the space to forestall any untoward incident, he added.
Sporting Membership East Bengal officers have reportedly refused to signal the ultimate settlement with the sponsor, placing unsure the red-and-gold outfit’s participation in future tournaments.

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