Red Fort violence: Delhi Police arrests farmer leader among 2 from Jammu

Last Updated: Tuesday, 23 February 2021 (15:43 IST)
Jammu: A team of Police in assistance with Police have arrested one among two persons for their alleged involvement in incident of January 26 tractor parade, police sources here said on Tuesday.

They said that the duo was taken into custody by the Crime Branch team of on Monday night and immediately shifted to the national capital for questioning.
 
Arrested persons were identified as (45), Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir United Kisan Front, a resident of Chatha area of Jammu city and (23), resident of Gole Gujral, Jammu.
 
Sources said that the duo were “key conspirators” in the violence.
 
Meanwhile, the family of Mohinder Singh late on Monday night demanding their immediate release staged a demonstration at Satwari Chowk and claimed that the arrested persons were “innocents”.
 
Mohinder Singh’s wife said that he was called by the Senior Police Officer to Gandhi Nagar Police Station before his mobile got switched off and upon enquiring it was found that they have been arrested and shifted to Delhi.
 
She also claimed that her husband was not Red Fort when the violence broke out but at the Delhi border. (UNI)