February 19, 2020 | 10:27 AM IST
violence in london

Pak-backed supporters again stage violent demonstrations at Indian High Commission in London

Fresh protests outside the Indian High Commission (IHC) broke out in London over Kashmir issue after demonstrators hurled stones and eggs on Tuesday. The Pakistan-backed and protesters also disrupted the Indian Independence Day celebrations in London on August 15 after which four persons were arrested and a foot-long dagger was confiscated from one of them.
In Tuesday’s agitation, the protesters marched from the Parliament Square to the High Commission building carrying Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (POK) flags and smashed windows of the High Commission and even broke a windowpane as they and raised freedom slogans even as Indian-imposed lockdown of Kashmir entered the 30 days.
The IHC from its official page India in the UK posted a photograph a broken window pane along with a tweet, “Another violent protest outside the Indian High Commission in London today, 3 September 2019. Damage caused to the premises.”
In response to this, the London Mayor Sadiq Khan condemned the violence via tweet and wrote, “I utterly condemn this unacceptable behavior and have raised this incident with @metpoliceuk to take action.”

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