In protest against the arrest of BJP leader Tejinder Pal Singh Bagga, BJP has protested outside Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's house. The police have taken Manjinder Sirsa into custody.
New Delhi: Controversy is increasing in the case of arrest of BJP leader Tejinder Pal Singh Bagga by Punjab Police. After the arrest of Bagga, AAP and BJP have come face to face in Delhi. A large number of BJP workers are protesting outside CM Kejriwa's residence in protest against Bagga's arrest. In terms of security, security has been increased outside the CM residence.
Manjinder Sirsa in custody
The security personnel tried to convince the BJP workers who were protesting outside the Kejriwal residence in protest against the arrest of Tejinder Pal Singh Bagga. Seeing the increasing protests, the security forces have detained many BJP workers including BJP leader Manjinder Sirsa.
Why was Bagga arrested?
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday claimed that Tejinder Pal Singh Bagga was arrested by the Punjab Police from Delhi on charges of trying to incite communal tension and violence in the state. While AAP spokesperson Saurabh Bhardwaj referred to the clashes in Patiala on April 29 over the arrest of Bagga, the Punjab Police, on the other hand, said it had sent Delhi BJP spokesperson Bagga to the national capital on April 1 in connection with a case registered in Mohali. Arrested from his residence. The FIR dated April 1 refers to Bagga's remarks of March 30, which he made during a protest by the youth wing of the BJP outside the residence of the Delhi Chief Minister.
BJP alleges of kidnapping Bagga
Bagga was under attack from the ruling AAP in both Delhi and Punjab for his tweets against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the film 'The Kashmir Files'. After Bagga's arrest, the BJP accused the Punjab Police of 'kidnapping' him. The party said that AAP's national convener leader Arvind Kejriwal is taking revenge through the state police.
Claims of AAP MLA Atishi
Atishi, the MLA from Kalkaji, claimed that the Punjab Police had followed "due process" to inform the Delhi Police, "but the BJP and (Home Minister) Amit Shah-controlled Delhi Police tried to save Bagga, a criminal belonging to the BJP. For illegally detained Punjab Police team. Atishi) claimed, "When a team of Punjab Police reached Janakpuri police station to alert Delhi Police, they were illegally detained."