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Thrissur: Police have filed case against those pretested against Citizenship Amendment Act in the district.
At least five cases have been registered against protesters involving political parties and organizations in the last fortnight in Thrissur East. Outfits facing cases include CPI, SFI, KSU, and SKSSF.
A case has been brought on Manathana Mahal committee and SPDPI on charges of disrupting the traffic during the protest.
The charges were brought on those who led the protest and ten percent of the participants, police said.
Police and special branch said that more than 150 protesters were charged in the protest organized by Manathana Mahal Committee.
It is learnt that cases will be registered against protesters in similar fashion in other stations too.
There had been directives by top police officials to register case against those who hit the street protesting against CAA.
Before leaving to Kannur on official transfer on January 8, Thrissur police city police commissioner Yathish Chandra had given similar wireless messages to subordinates.
Protesters approaching police seeking permission are informed of the possible case against protesters. Police deny permission to the use of microphone on the grounds of sound pollution.