Delhi Police arrest farmer leader from Jammu for Republic Day violence

  • | Tuesday | 23rd February, 2021

Jammu/New Delhi February 23Delhi Police have arrested two people including a prominent farmer leader from Jammu for their alleged involvement in the violence at the Red Fort during the farmers' tractor parade on January 26 officials said on Tuesday. Jammu and Kashmir United Kisan Front Chairman Mohinder Singh (45) a resident of Chatha area of Jammu city and Mandeep Singh (23) a resident of Gole Gujral Jammu were "active participants" and "key conspirators" in the violence at the historic fort Delhi Police said. “As per the information received both the accused are active participants and key conspirators in the riot at Red Fort” Delhi Police Additional PRO Anil Mittal said. Upon enquiring I came to know that he was arrested by police and shifted to Delhi” the farmer leader's wife told reporters. She claimed that her husband was at the Delhi border and not at Red Fort when the violence broke out.

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