A Congress delegation led by Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra met top officials of the National Human Rights Commission on Monday, demanding a probe into alleged police atrocities against anti-CAA protesters in Uttar Pradesh.
The party leaders met the NHRC officials here and highlighted the alleged brutalities committed by the Uttar Pradesh police on agitators during the anti-CAA stir.
They demanded a thorough probe into the deaths that took place in the state during the violent protests against the amendment in the country's citizenship law.
Congress said it made 31-page representation to NHRC on UP police's "atrocities" on anti-CAA protesters and provided proofs of rights violations.
The leaders who met the NHRC officials included Mohsina Kidwai, Salman Khurshid, P L Punia, Jitin Prasada, Abhishek Singhvi, Rajiv Shukla and UP Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu.
(With PTI inputs)
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