NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police on Tuesday arrested Deep Sidhu in connection with January 26 Red Fort violence. The arrest was made by Delhi Police’s special cell unit for Sidhu’s alleged involvement in hoisting the flag at Red Fort on Republic Day. He was held from Zirakpur and Ambala.
The Delhi Police had named Sidhu and gangster Lakka Sadana in an FIR lodged in connection with the Red Fort incident. According to the FIR, He was present at the Red Fort when a religious flag and a farmer flag were put at the flagpole at at the historic monument, triggering massive outrage.
According to police, he was in contact with a woman friend and actor who lives in California. He used to make videos and send it to her, and she used to upload them on his Facebook account.