The Vastrapur police arrested three Congress workers on Sunday for allegedly disrupting the state governments official press conference on Chief Minister Narendra Modis Japan visit a day earlier in Ahmedabad.
According to the police,security in-charge of JMDC ground Shayamsinh R Rathod lodged a complaint against about two dozen persons who allegedly disrupted the conference by shouting slogans while posing as mediapersons.
Police said the persons,identified as Suresh D Thakkar,Dinesh Thakkar alias Pappu and Ishwar Desai (all Congress workers),were arrested based on the video footage captured during the disruption.
Police said an FIR was lodged late on Saturday night against unidentified persons who are now being identified through video footage.
Inspector of Vastrapur police station A K Sharma said the trio who are from the Congress party has been arrested under various sections of Indian Penal Code.
On Saturday,Principal Secretary (industries) Maheshwar Sahu was addressing the conference along with various industrialists who accompanied CM on his Japans visit last week.
At the same time,about two dozen persons posing as newsmen entered the conference hall at JMDC ground and shouted slogans. They were members of Congress farmers cell.