New Delhi. Delhi Police has arrested one of the accused Jaspreet Singh on Monday in the Red Fort violence case. Jaspreet, a resident of Delhi, was seen aggressively climbing the domes on both sides of the fort during the violence at the Red Fort on 26 January. Significantly, during the ‘tractor parade’ of farmer organizations on January 26, thousands of protesters broke away from the prescribed route and clashed with the police. Many protesters had entered the Red Fort.
The arrested accused has been identified as 29-year-old Jaspreet Singh alias Sunny resident house number J-202, Swaroop Nagar, Delhi. He climbed both the domes of the ramparts of the Red Fort during the violence on 26 January. According to police, he was seen making objectionable gestures there. Jaspreet Singh is the man who stood behind Maninder Singh alias Moni, the accused who used both hands swords at the Red Fort. The crime branch of Delhi Police is investigating the matter and several teams have been formed to identify the culprits. Police termed the incident of vandalism in the Red Fort complex as ‘anti-national activity’.
The protesting farmers clashed with the police during the ‘tractor parade’ of farmer organizations in support of their demand to repeal the new agricultural laws of the Center. Many protesters came to the Lal Qila campus, driving tractors, while some of them placed religious flags on the domes of this historic monument and the ramparts where the Prime Minister of the country hoists the flag on Independence Day.