The Punjab police on Friday arrested BJP leader Tajinder Buddy Singh Bagga from his place of abode in Delhi in reference to creating allegedly inflammatory statements to flare up communal enmity.
The police in a press unlock mentioned that an FIR was once registered in opposition to Mr. Bagga on April 1, 2022 underneath Sections 153 A, 505, 505(2), 506 of the Indian Penal Code at the Punjab State Cyber Crime wing at Mohali in S.A.S Nagar district.
He has been accused of causing instigation-incitement-criminal intimidation to cause violence, use of force, and impending hurt in a predesigned and orchestrated approach by way of making-publishing provocative, false and communal inflammatory statements by way of his interview given to the media and through his posts on Twitter, mentioned the statement.
The police mentioned the 36-year-old Bagga was once served 5 notices underneath Section 41 A of the Cr.PC to go back and be a part of the investigation, then again irrespective of the notices, the accused deliberately didn’t be a part of the investigation, added the statement.
“At the moment morning following due methodology of law, the accused has been arrested from his place of abode in Janakpuri, New Delhi. He’s being presented proper right here and will also be produced in courtroom docket. Further investigation is on,” mentioned the statement.
Vehicles bringing Mr. Bagga, from Delhi to Mohali gained held up in Haryana’s Kurukshetra. Assets mentioned the cars had been taken to a police station in Kurukshetra’s Pipli.
Asked why the Punjab police group of workers have been stopped, a Haryana police professional mentioned there was once information that Mr. Bagga have been “forcibly” picked up from his place of abode. “Now we have now to substantiate and crosscheck these things,” he mentioned. Senior Haryana cops had been present at the spot.
The BJP leaders criticised the police movement. BJP national fundamental secretary Tarun Chugh flayed the Aam Aadmi Get together government in Delhi and Punjab for their “Hitler-like movement of arresting BJP’s Delhi spokesperson Tajinder Bagga”.
“It’s a prison act of Kejriwal to which Punjab Leader Minister Bhagwant Mann is participating in a meek 2d mess around”, Mr. Chugh mentioned.
The case was once registered in opposition to Mr. Bagga for allegedly making statements on March 30, when he was once part of a BJP early life wing protest open air the Leader Minister’s place of abode in Delhi.
For the reason that scenario escalated, the Delhi Police registered a case of kidnapping basically in keeping with a complaint by way of Mr. Bagga’s father. A Delhi Police group of workers took the custody of Mr. Bagga in Kurukshetra from the Punjab police.
The Punjab Police group of workers was once stopped in Kurukshetra’s Pipli, with a Haryana Police professional announcing that they’d information that Bagga was once “forcibly” picked up from his place of abode. A Delhi Police group of workers reached Kurukshetra, took Mr. Bagga’s custody and left for the national capital, a Kurukshetra police professional mentioned over the phone..
( With inputs from PTI)