The Particular Cell of Delhi Police on Wednesday morning stated that Iqbal Singh, one other accused within the Republic Day violence case, has been arrested. He was taken into the custody from Hoshiarpur in Punjab final night time.
Final week, police had introduced money reward of Rs 50,000 for info that may result in the arrest of Singh and three others in reference to the Purple Fort violence.
Within the movies from Republic Day violence, Singh is seen issuing threats to police who had been on obligation on the Purple Fort. Singh siad that he’ll open fireplace at them with their very own weapons. He can be purportedly heard saying that if the gates of the Purple Fort aren’t opened peacefully, then weapons can be used and there can be widespread bloodshed. The video was streamed dwell on Fb.
Earlier on Tuesday, Punjabi actor Deep Sidhu, who’s accused of instigating a bunch of farmers to storm the Purple Fort on Republic Day in the course of the tractor parade, was arrested by police. Sidhu was seen within the video footage of the Purple Fort violence. He was absconding since then. A Delhi court docket has despatched Sidhu to 7-day police custody.
Sidhu was tracked down and arrested in an operation led by Delhi Police’s DCP Sanjeev Yadav. He was arrested from Zirakpur close to Chandigarh. Sidhu was involved with a girl pal and actor who lives in California. He used to make movies and ship it to her, and he or she used to add them on his Fb account, police stated.
Hundreds of protesting farmers had clashed with the police in the course of the tractor parade known as by farmer unions on January 26 to focus on their demand for repeal of the Centre’s three farm legal guidelines. Lots of the protesters, driving tractors, reached the Purple Fort and entered the monument. Some protesters even hoisted non secular flags on its domes and a flagstaff on the ramparts, the place the nationwide flag is unfurled by the Prime Minister on Independence Day.