Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa called for an emergent meeting of top police officials at ‘Krishna’, the Chief Minister’s office at Kumara Krupa Road (KK Road) on Friday, December 20.
The meeting was convened by the CM to discuss the law and order situation in the wake of the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 protests in the state.
Chief Secretary Vijay Bhaskar, DG-IGP Neelamani Raju, Bengaluru Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao and Joint Police Commissioner Sandeep Patil were present for the meeting.
It can be recalled that ani-CAA protests broke out all over the country earlier this week. It call came to a head when protests turned violent and clashes between the police and civilians were witnessed. So far, three persons have died during protests across the country, two of the deaths occurred in Mangaluru city.
Police in Mangaluru are now facing outrage from the people for the use of excessive force against the protesters.
CM Yediyurappa is scheduled to visit Mangaluru on Saturday, December 21, to review the law and order situation in the city. He is expected to chair a meeting with senior Mangaluru police officials.
Meanwhile, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for a Cabinet meeting on Saturday at 10.30 AM to discuss the anti-CAA protests across the country.