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FIR against women protesters in Lucknow

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The Lucknow police have booked around 125-130 women under criminal conspiracy after they allegedly violated prohibitory orders and staged a sit-in against the amended citizenship law.

The FIR lodged at the Gomti Nagar police station names five persons while 100-125 have been listed as unidentified.

The FIR evokes Sections 120 B (criminal conspiracy), 145 (joining or continuing in unlawful assembly, knowing it has been commanded to disperse) and 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) of the Indian Penal Code.