Brussels: 450 detained in unauthorised yellow vest protest

Brussels [Belgium]: In an unauthorised yellow vest protest organised here on Saturday, police detained as many as 450 people.

According to Sputnik International, at least 10 people were produced in the court following the arrest. A minor was also detained following the arrest, stated that the prosecutor’s office.

“The Brussels Prosecutor’s Office can provide the following information. At this stage, the issuing of arrest orders has been confirmed for 10 people,” the prosecutor’s office said in a statement.

Dozens were detained after the yellow vests protests were held in Brussels on November 30.

The demonstrations are being held all across Belgium and Netherlands against the hike in fuel tax, which first began in France since November 17.