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Delhi police arrest R-Day violence suspect Deep Sidhu

Delhi Police had earlier announced a cash reward worth Rs 1 lakh each for information that can lead to the arrest of Deep Sidhu, Jugraj Singh and Gurjant Singh after allegations that they encouraged mob to hoist religious flags at the Red Fort on January 26

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Delhi police arrest R-Day violence suspect Deep Sidhu
Deep Sidhu

Deep Sidhu, who's a suspect in the January-26 violence case, has been arrested, the Delhi Police Special Cell has confirmed. According to Delhi police, Sidhu 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, news agency ANI reported citing sources.

The Delhi Police had earlier announced a cash reward worth Rs 1 lakh each for information that can lead to the arrest of Deep Sidhu, and other suspects, including Jugraj Singh and Gurjant Singh, after allegations that they encouraged mob to hoist religious flags at the Red Fort on January 26.

On January 26, as the agitating farmers did not follow the prescribed routes and entered Delhi by breaking barricades, leading to clashes with police, and damage of life and property. They also entered the Red Fort and unfurled religious flags.

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