New Delhi, Jan. 15 -- : AAP MCD councillor Abdul Rehman and former Congress MLA Mateen Ahmed have been named in the FIR filed in connection with the violence during the protest against the Citizenship Act in Seelampur.

According to the FIR filed by Delhi Police, the two leaders "provoked crowd" to join the protest.

"Protestors gathered at Seelampur T - point and started pelting stones and petrol bottles at the police. At around 2:30 pm an uncontrolled crowd ascended towards Jafrabad police station and people from the nearby streets joined the crowd on provocation by Abdul Rehman," the FIR said in Hindi.

It said that people participating in a bike rally against the newly amended citizenship act, led by former Seelampur MLA Mateen Ahmed, a...