Police personnel patrolling the area after stone-pelting in Akbar Nagar, in Lucknow on Sunday. (HT PHOTO)

By HT Correspondent, Lucknow

The action comes a day after Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) officials and the police, who had gone to demolish a four-floor illegal structure, were pelted with stones, allegedly due to the rumours.

“The FIR registered at the Mahanagar police station on Monday named at least seven identified people and over 100 unidentified under Indian Penal Code sections 147 (rioting), 186 (voluntarily obstructing any public servant), 336 (endangering human life),” said Raveena Tyagi, DCP, Central.

Other charges against them include those under IPC Sections 332 (voluntarily causing harm), 353 (assault),427 (mischief), and Sections 2 and 3 of the Public Property Act and Section 7 of the Criminal Law Act, police said.

Those named in the FIR included one Habidul, Arshad Warsi, Mohd Naushad, Fazal Ahmed, Mohd Saif Khan, Adil Istiaq, Rehan Ali and several other unidentified people.

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