Delhi Police announces Rs 1 lakh cash reward for arrest of Deep Sidhu, others in Delhi violence case

Delhi Police has announced a cash reward of Rs 1 lakh for the arrest of actor-activist Deep Sidhu who is accused of instigating the protesting farmers to storm the Red Fort on Republic Day.

Delhi Police has announced a cash reward of Rs 1 lakh for the arrest of actor-activist Deep Sidhu who is accused of instigating the protesting farmers to storm the Red Fort on Republic Day.

More cash rewards of Rs 50,000 have been announced for the arrest of four people who were also allegedly involved in the violence in Delhi during the farmers’ protest on Republic Day.

Delhi Police has announced cash reward of Rs 1 lakh each on Deep Sidhu, Jugraj Singh and two other associates of Deep Sidhu who were allegedly involved in hoisting the Sikh flags at Red Fort.

Rs 50,000 cash reward has also been announced for Jajbir Singh, Buta Singh, Sukhdev Singh and Iqbal Singh.

Delhi Police has set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) under Joint Commissioner BK Singh and three DCPs Joy Turkey, Bhesham Singh and Monika Bhardwaj to investigate the January 26 violence.

A cash reward of Rs 50,000 has been announced for the arrest of four other persons who were allegedly involved in violence on January 26 in Delhi.

The Delhi High Court has meanwhile directed the Centre and Delhi Police to take action in accordance with law in the FIRs registered in connection with the violence in the national capital on Republic Day.

A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh issued the direction while dismissing a PIL seeking immediate release of persons allegedly illegally detained by police since January 26 in connection with the protests on the Republic Day.

The court, while dismissing the petition, also observed that it appeared to be a ‘publicity’ interest litigation.

The tractor parade on January 26 that was to highlight the demands of farmer unions to repeal three farm reform laws dissolved into anarchy on the streets of Delhi as thousands of protesters broke through barriers, fought with the police, overturned vehicles and hoisted a religious flag from the ramparts of the iconic Red Fort.

Source: India Today

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