New Delhi, January 28
The Delhi Police have issued lookout notices against 44 persons named in 33 FIRs registered so far in connection with the violence during the farmers’ tractor parade.
The police said names of Punjabi singer and actor Deep Sidhu and gangster-turned-social activist Lakha Sidhana had been added to the FIR registered at Kotwali police station over Red Fort violence.
In a separate FIR over the same incident, the police have invoked sedition charges. The officials said a case under Section 124A (sedition) of the IPC had been registered and the incident was being investigated.
Meanwhile, in a high-level Ministry of Home Affairs meeting, the police were directed to ask the accused 37 union leaders to submit their passports.
The police have also served show-cause notices to the leaders, asking them to explain as to why action should not be taken against them for breaching the agreement with the police for getting permission to hold the rally. — TNS