Delhi News Live Updates: Delhi Police have arrested BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga who was arrested in Delhi by Punjab cops earlier today. He is now brought back to Delhi.
Following his arrest earlier today, Bagga was taken to a police station in Haryana after Delhi police accused the Punjab police team of failing to follow due process. A Haryana police officer said The Indian Express“We brought Bagga and the Punjab police team to Thanesar police station, Kurukshetra. We questioned the Punjab policemen. A Delhi police team reached the police station, while the Punjab’s ADGP Sharad Satya Chauhan is also expected to arrive in Kurukshetra.
The Chief Superintendent of Police, SAS Nagar Mohali, then sent a letter to his counterpart in Kurukshetra, requesting the release of the Punjab Police Team and the accused, Bagga, so that he could be brought before the court “within the time limits provided by law”. ”. The SSP added that the team’s arrest in Haryana “amounts to unlawful detention and interference in the administration of the criminal justice system”.
Delhi police filed a complaint FIR vs Punjab Police for “kidnapping” and “assault”. Bagga was arrested by Punjab police on Friday morning from his residence in West Delhi in connection with an inflammatory statement case. Bagga’s mother, while speaking to the Indian Express, alleged that the the police did not allow her son to tie his syrupa before the arrest and assaulted his father as he tried to film the incident. She also denounced Delhi’s chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal, for “daadagiri”.