NEW DELHI: A bitter slugfest between the BJP and the AAP ensued after the arrest of Delhi BJP spokesperson and the national secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha Tajinder Bagga by the Punjab police from his Delhi build on Friday. Police forces from three states – Punjab, Delhi and Haryana – got embroiled in dramatic traits that befit a blockbuster thriller. It all started with the Punjab police intriguing Mr Bagga from his house, only to be stopped at Kurukshetra by the Haryana police en path to Mohali and hours later brought back to the national capital by the Delhi police after it acted on a complaint of kidnapping by the BJP leader’s father.
The drama, an of a bitter political rivalry between the AAP and the BJP, began around 8am when over a dozen personnel of the Punjab police swooped down on Mr Bagga’s build in Jankapuri, West Delhi.
The news about the arrest of Mr Bagga by Punjab police became public after BJP leader Kapil Mishra posted about it on the social media. “Tajinder Bagga became arrested and brought away by 50 Punjab police personnel from his apartment,” Mr Mishra wrote on Twitter.
Rapidly afterwards, Mr Bagga’s 67-year-aged father Preetpal Singh Bagga, who Mr Mishra claimed became thrashed and punched by the Punjab police, lodged a complaint with the Delhi police. He claimed that some folks got here to his build around 8am and took away his son and did no longer even enable his son to position on a turban.
The Delhi BJP president Adesh Gupta accompanied Mr Singh when he went to the police stations to file an FIR. A case of kidnapping became registered on the Janakpuri police location.
The motion then shifted to Kurukshetra, where around 2pm the convoy of the Punjab police became stopped by the Haryana police. Explaining their motion, the Haryana police officers said that they had got the records that Mr Bagga became forcibly picked up from his build. “We were altered by the Delhi Police about the “kidnapped victim. We are accountability toddle to take a look at and crosscheck such traits,” the officers added.
The drama climaxed with a Delhi police team reaching Kurukshetra’s Thana Sadar police location in Pipli and taking the ‘custody’ of Mr Bagga from the Punjab police. Mr Bagga became then brought back to Delhi by the police team that additionally integrated DCP (outer) Sameer Sharma and extra DCP (west) Prashant Gautam.
The Delhi police claimed that the Punjab cops did no longer speak the native police sooner than intriguing Mr Bagga from his build in Delhi’s Janakpuri.
DCP (west) Ghanshyam Bansal said that records became got from Mr Singh that his son has been kidnapped around 8.30am from his apartment by some unknown folks.
“A wi-fi message became flashed and the said automobile became intercepted by the Haryana police at Kurukshetra. A search warrant became obtained from the concerned Dwarka court docket in step with which assistance of Kurukshetra district police became taken to stamp and kidnapped victim became recovered. He’s going to be dropped at Delhi and can simply be produced sooner than the concerned honourable court docket as per legislation,” said the DCP.
As per the FIR, Mr Singh acknowledged that on Friday, when he became at house together along with his son, around 8.30am, someone knocked the door. “When I opened the door, some folks entered house and manhandled me. Some of them had weapons and they started asking me where is Tajinder? When I asked them what they most primary from Tajinder, they slapped me. Later, my son got here there and he too became beaten up. When I attempted to intervene, they pushed me,” the FIR reads.
“When I took out my cell phone to create their video, they beat me up and snatched my cell. Later, they forcefully took away my son who became no longer allowed to position on a turban and became dragged out of the house,” the FIR further acknowledged.
Following the arrest, the Punjab police, in an announcement, said, “The accused became served five notices beneath Sections 41 A CrPC to come and be part of the investigation. The notices dated April 9, 11, 15, 22 and 28 were duly served upon. No matter that, the accused deliberately did no longer be part of the investigation.”
The Aam Aadmi Event (AAP) defended the switch by the Punjab police and claimed that the sigh police had registered a case against him closing month after he, thru his social media posts, tried to make communal tension and incite violence in the sigh.
The AAP additionally alleged that the Punjab police personnel were illegally detained by the Delhi police officers at Janakpuri police location as soon as that they had reached there to speak about their motion.
Saurabh Bhardwaj, the AAP spokesperson, said that a case against Mr Bagga became filed closing month after the BJP leader, thru his social media posts, tried to make communal tension and incite violence in the sigh and thanks to such statements, the Punjab police lodged an FIR and now arrested Bagga.
Countering the arrest the BJP launched a fleshy-blown attack on AAP. From sharing movies and photos of the incident, to alleging that Mr Bagga’s father became assaulted, tweets poured out on the social media net region by the BJP leaders.
Delhi BJP leaders and workers headed by the birthday party’s sigh president staged a direct and raised slogans against AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal and the Punjab police even because the Delhi police tried to hand over them from transferring to the AAP headquarters on DDU Marg.
Delhi BJP chief said a complaint has been lodged on the Janakpuri police location in the national capital over the Punjab police allegedly beating of Mr Bagga’s father.
“FIR became lodged at Janakpuri police location over the Punjab police beating Tajinder Bagga’s father. Sending 50-60 Punjab police personnel to the house of the young BJP leader, forcibly lifting him and getting his aged father beaten up is proof of the dictatorial mindset of Arvind Kejriwal,” Mr Gupta tweeted in Hindi.
BJP leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa alleged that a Sikh, a reference to Mr Bagga, has been “insulted” no matter Punjab having a Sikh chief minister in Bhagwant Mann.
Delhi BJP spokesperson Praveen Shankar Kapoor said the birthday party strongly condemns the arrest of Mr Bagga. “It’s highly shameful that Mr Kejriwal has started political misuse of energy and the police in AAP-ruled Punjab to alarm his opponents. Every citizen of Delhi stands with Mr Bagga and his family on this hour of disaster,” he said.