NEW DELHI: Two men, including the president of the Jammu and Kashmir United Kisan Front, have been arrested in connection with the Red Fort violence. Police said both were active participants and key conspirators in the vandalism that occurred at Red Fort on January 26.
According to police, the two were arrested with the support of Jammu and Kashmir police. The accused have been identified as Mohinder Singh (45), a resident of Chatta Mill, Satbari, Jammu, and Mandeep Singh (23), a resident of Gole Gujral, Jammu.
“Mohinder is the president of Kashmir United Kisan Front. As per the information received, both the accused persons are active participants and key conspirators in the riot case of Red Fort,” a senior police officer said.
On Monday, Delhi Police had made another arrest in connection with the Red Fort violence. The arrested man, a resident of Delhi’s Swaroop Nagar, had allegedly climbed atop one of the domes of the fort during the violence. The accused was identified as 29-year-old Jaspreet Singh alias Sunny. He was seen in an offensive gesture, said police.