Tribune News Service
Karnal, January 20
City residents and family members of Karnal’s ward-2 Councillor Balwinder Singh, who was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly disrupting a demolition drive, assembled outside the Mini Secretariat to protest against his imprisonment on Wednesday.
A large number of police personnel were deployed outside the Secretariat.
Singh was arrested late Tuesday night for opposing the demolition drive of the KMC and District Town Planning Department.
Members of his family met the Superintendent of Police at midnight.
Singh was produced before a court, which sent him to judicial custody.
Former Congress MLA Sumita Singh and Virender Rathore also reached the dharna site and extended their support.
Balwinder Singh was booked under section 114, 186,332, 353, 427 and 506 of the IPC.