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Anti-CAA protestors held

Members of various groups staging a protest against CAA in Thoothukudi on Saturday.

Members of various groups staging a protest against CAA in Thoothukudi on Saturday.   | Photo Credit: N_RAJESH

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Police arrested 372 protestors, including 165 women, as they staged a demonstration here on Saturday evening against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act without obtaining mandatory police permission.

As the protestors, including a few who spearheaded the anti-Sterlite agitation, participated in the demonstration held near VVD Signal, the police detained them and took them to a private marriage hall. They were released later.

While no case was registered against the women, who participated in the demonstration, the men agitators were booked later.

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