The journey to take Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga to Punjab was cut short with police in Haryana intercepting the Punjab Police convoy, the Delhi Police filing an FIR against Punjab personnel for abducting Bagga, and eventually managing to bring him back from Kurukshetra to the national capital.
Police found during their investigation that a day before the incident, he parked his bike near the victim’s residence and then took the Metro from Civil Lines station. This was confirmed via CCTV footage.
As per police data this year, till April 20, a total of 3,063 cases of snatching were reported as compared to 2,899 in the same period last year; 890 robbery incidents took place this year as compared to 735 last year.
The Pakistani “Major” was among nine persons identified by the two accused, Zeeshan Qamar (28), a resident of Allahabad in UP, and Osama alias Sami (22), a resident of Jamia Nagar in Delhi, the chargesheet claims.
Delhi Police commissioner Rakesh Asthana denied the allegation that the violence erupted after saffron flags were installed at a mosque in the area. “A minor argument led to the violence in the Jahangirpuri area. The theory of saffron flags being installed at a mosque is not true,” said Asthana.
An officer from the Delhi Police headquarters said North district police bound down Jai Prakash, former Mayor of North Delhi, who represents Sadar Bazar ward, and Delhi BJYM president Vasu Rukhar a few days ago under Section 41A of the CrPC.
Around 100 masked persons had gone on a rampage inside the university for four hours on January 5, leaving 36 students, teachers and staff injured. An FIR was registered and the SIT was formed after three cases were transferred to the Crime Branch.
Last year, police had said they appointed 82 legal consultants for different districts across the city and in units like special cell, crime branch and economic offences wing to provide legal assistance to investigating officers (IO) and improve the quality of the probe.
Although the Delhi Police had registered several FIRs against Pannu for sending threat messages, this is the first time they have found his “direct involvement”. The development comes months after the Delhi Police registered the first FIR in connection with the threat calls.