Jammu: A prominent farmer leader from Jammu became as soon as taken into custody by the Delhi Police for his alleged involvement in the violence at some stage in farmers’ tractor parade against the recent agri authorized pointers in the nationwide capital on Republic Day, officials acknowledged on Tuesday.
Jammu and Kashmir United Kisan Entrance Chairman Mohinder Singh, a resident of Chatha build of Jammu city, is the first particular person to be arrested from Jammu in reference to the 26 January violence.
He became as soon as taken into custody on Monday night and straight shifted to Delhi for questioning, they acknowledged.
Thousands of protesters had clashed with the police at some stage in the tractor parade known as by farmer unions on 26 January anxious repeal of the Centre’s contentious farm authorized pointers.
A lot of the protesters reached the Red Castle driving tractors and entered the monument, and about a of them even hoisted non secular flags on its domes and a flagstaff at the ramparts.
Singh’s family, however, acknowledged that he became as soon as innocent and demanded his immediate originate.
“He (Singh) told me that he became as soon as known as by the Senior Superintendent of Police (Jammu) and became as soon as visiting Gandhi Nagar Police Location earlier than his mobile bought switched off. Upon inquiring, I came to know that he became as soon as arrested by police and shifted to Delhi,” Singh’s wife told reporters.
She claimed that her husband became as soon as at the Delhi border and now not Red Castle when the violence broke out.
“He went by myself to peep the SSP because he became as soon as now not unnerved as he had done nothing unfriendly,” she acknowledged.