Delhi Police arrests two key accused in connection with Republic Day violence

The Delhi Police informed that they were apprehended with the active support of the Jammu and Kashmir Police.

Published: 23rd February 2021 11:40 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd February 2021 11:40 AM   |  A+A-

Handcuffs, arrest

For representational purposes


NEW DELHI: Delhi Police Crime Branch has arrested two key accused from Jammu in connection with the Republic Day violence at the Red Fort.

One of the accused is 45-year-old Mohinder Singh from Satbari, Jammu. He is the president of the Kashmir United Front organisation and a key conspirator in the riot case at the red fort. The second accused is Mandeep Singh from Gole Gujral, Jammu, police said.

They have been booked under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) including 308, 395, 120B and 25/27 Arms Act.

The Delhi Police informed that they were apprehended with the active support of the Jammu and Kashmir Police.

On Monday, Delhi Police had arrested Jaspreet Singh, who was seen climbing one of the tombs located at the Red Fort during the violence on Republic Day.

On Republic Day, protestors did not follow the prearranged route and broke barricades to enter Delhi, clashed with police, and vandalised property in several parts of the national capital during the farmers' tractor rally. They also entered the Red Fort and unfurled their flags from its ramparts.


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp