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Wanted for Red Fort violence, Sukhdev Singh held in Chandigarh

The Delhi Police has arrested Sukhdev Singh, an accused in the January 26 violence during farmer protests at the Red Fort, from Chandigarh.

Reported by: IANS New Delhi Published on: February 08, 2021 8:05 IST
Wanted for Red Fort violence, Sukhdev Singh held in Chandigarh
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Wanted for Red Fort violence, Sukhdev Singh held in Chandigarh

The Delhi Police has arrested Sukhdev Singh, an accused in the January 26 violence during farmer protests at the Red Fort, from Chandigarh.

The Delhi Police had earlier announced a cash reward of Rs 1 lakh each for information leading to arrest of Deep Sidhu, Jugraj Singh, Gurjot Singh and Gurjant Singh and Rs 50,000 each for the arrest of Jajbir Singh, Boota Singh, Sukhdev Singh and Iqbal Singh for their alleged involvement in the Republic Day violence.

With the latest arrest, the total number of arrests in the Republic Day violence has now reached 127. Earlier the Delhi Police had arrested three persons identified as Harpreet Singh (32), Harjeet Singh (48) and Dharmender Singh (55), all residents of Delhi, in connection with the violence.

On the basis of CCTV footage and mobile recording grabs, the police is now tracing other accused involved in the violence.

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