On January 26 this year, on the occasion of Republic Day, there was heavy violence at the historic Red Fort during a tractor rally of protesting farmers in the national capital Delhi. Delhi Police has taken one more person in its grip on Wednesday in this case. Buta Singh, an accused person in the Red Fort violence, has been arrested by the Crime Branch of Delhi Police.
Earlier, Delhi’s Tis Hazari Court on April 17 granted conditional bail to Deep Sidhu, accused of violence at Red Fort. Court has granted bail to Deep Sidhu on a personal bond of Rs 30,000. According to the conditions imposed by the court, Sidhu will have to appear at the police station, submit his passport, not change the phone number and will not have to tamper with the evidence of violence.
Delhi Police Crime Branch arrests Buta Singh, an accused in the January 26 Red Fort violence case. pic.twitter.com/gGwJXLKZy2
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Significantly, farmers protesting against three new agricultural reform laws took out a tractor rally on 26 January. During that time there was a lot of uproar and in many places policemen were also targeted. Taking major action after the Red Fort violence, Delhi Police has arrested many accused involved in it so far.
Clashes broke out between farmers and policemen during the farmers’ tractor parade in the national capital on Republic Day. Meanwhile, some protesters had reached the Red Fort with tractors. Some of them went inside and put up a religious flag on the ramparts of the Red Fort. Around 500 policemen were injured and one protester died in the violence.
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