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Farmers' protest: Indian actor booked for Republic Day violence

Protesting farmers break police barricades to enter Red Fort during a tractor rally in New Delhi on Tuesday. — ANI
Protesting farmers break police barricades to enter Red Fort during a tractor rally in New Delhi on Tuesday. — ANI

New Delhi - Delhi Police say actor Deep Sidhu was involved in violence at Red Fort.



By ANI

Published: Thu 28 Jan 2021, 8:07 AM

The names of Punjabi actor Deep Sidhu and gangster Lakka Sadana have also been included in an FIR registered in connection with the violence at Red Fort in Delhi during Indian farmers’ protest on January 26, Delhi Police said on Wednesday.

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The police said Sidhu was involved in the incident.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Chinmoy Biswal on Wednesday wrote to the organiser of Sanyukt Kisan Morcha, Darshan Pal, urging him to answer why action should not be taken against him and his allies for breaking an agreement regarding the protest routes on Republic Day.

The reply has been sought within the next three days.

A total of 19 people have so far been arrested and over 25 criminal cases registered by the Delhi Police in connection with the violence that broke out during the farmers’ tractor march on Tuesday, Police Commissioner SN Shrivastava said.


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