Today News Online Service
Panchkula, March 9
YouTube singer and former chairman of the special publicity cell of the Haryana Government has been arrested by a joint team of the Panchkula and Kaithal police from his house in Panchkula’s Sector 4 on Tuesday morning.
Jai Bhagwan Mittal alias Rocky Mittal was taken first to the sector 5 police station from where he was taken to Kaithal after completing formalities. Police sources say that Mittal has been arrested in a case registered against him in the year 2015 for misbehaving with a judge.
The case dates to May 18, 2015, when Munish Mittal, a commision agent was murdered at the new grain market. Commission agents blocked the road in protest against the brutal murder. Rocky Mittal blocked the way when a judge travelling through Jind during the protest. It was alleged that Rocky Mittal had not only misbehaved with the judge but also assaulted him. Kaithal City police had registered a case against Rocky Mittal and others in this case.
It is pertinent to mention here that Rocky Mittal had opened a front against Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar. The Haryana government later removed him from the chairman of the Special Publicity Cell. After being removed from the post, Rocky Mittal had not only questioned the functioning of the officers of the Chief Minister’s Office, but was also constantly attacking CM Khattar.
Rocky Mittal, a self-acclaimed Narendra Modi Bhakt’ came to the limelight for his song series ‘Modi Amritwani’ on YouTube. He had gained popularity in the saffron party circles by singing paeans to Modi in the run-up to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, performing at his political rallies in Gujarat and some other places and distributing free compact discs (CDs) of his songs across the country.