An update on this story. Apparently embarrassed by the negative publicity they were receiving over arresting no members of this mob, British authorities arrested two people. Will this token gesture allow them to save face? In contemporary Britain, it probably will.
“2 held for violent protest outside Indian embassy in London,” India Today, September 4, 2019 (thanks to E.):
New Delhi: Two people were arrested on Wednesday in connection with the violent protest outside the Indian High Commissioner in London over Kashmir.
In a tweet, news agency ANI said, Two people have been arrested by police in connection with the violent protest outside Indian High Commissioner in London yesterday [Tuesday].
The arrests came a day after the Indian High Commission in London was vandalised after a protest over Kashmir turned violent.
Protesters smashed windows of the Indian High Commission and even broke a windowpane of the building as they carried flags of Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (PoK) and raised “freedom” slogans.
Confirming the violent protest, the Indian High Commission had tweeted, “Another violent protest outside the Indian High Commission in London today, 3 September 2019. Damage caused to the premises.” The Indian High Commission had also shared a photo of the damaged window pane on Twitter.
Responding to the tweet by India in the UK, London Mayor Sadiq Khan condemned the violent protests, saying it was “unacceptable”. “I utterly condemn this unacceptable behaviour and have raised this incident with @metpoliceuk to take action,” London Mayor Sadiq Khan tweeted….