National Desk: A Delhi court has extended the police custody of actor-activist Deep Sidhu by 14 days in the case of violence in the Red Fort during the tractor parade of farmers taken out in protest against three agricultural laws on 26 January. . The police had appealed to Sidhu to be given more time for custodial interrogation and said that the detention period needs to be extended for further investigation and identification of other accused in the case.
The police alleged, "He can be seen coming out with those who placed religious flags on the Red Fort and congratulated him." He came out, gave a loud speech and stirred the crowd. He is the main accused of inciting people. He provoked the mob, which led to violence. Several policemen were injured in this incident. "Sidhu's lawyer said that Sidhu had nothing to do with the violence and" he was only in the wrong place at the wrong time. "Under various sections of the Indian Penal Code A case has been registered against Sidhu.
During the tractor parade of farmers in the national capital on Republic Day, there was a clash between farmers and policemen. Meanwhile, some protesters reached the Red Fort carrying tractors. Some of them went inside and placed a religious flag on the ramparts of this historic building. Around 500 policemen were injured and one demonstrator was killed in the violence.