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  News   Nation  23 Feb 2021  R-Day violence: Farmer leader from Jammu among 2 arrested by Delhi Police

R-Day violence: Farmer leader from Jammu among 2 arrested by Delhi Police

ROZANA SPOKESMAN
Published Feb 23, 2021, 10:52 am IST
Updated Feb 23, 2021, 10:52 am IST
The Delhi Police has arrested two people, including a prominent farmer leader, from Jammu for their alleged involvement in the violence
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New Delhi: The Delhi Police has 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, the Delhi Police said.

ArrestArrestThe duo was taken into custody by the Crime Branch of Delhi Police on Monday night and immediately shifted to the national capital for questioning, they said.

They were apprehended with the support of the Jammu and Kashmir Police, the Delhi Police said.

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"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.

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