Upon reaching the ramparts of the Red Fort, the miscreants not only hoisted the flag of a particular religion, but also threw the national flag from there, but an IPS officer rescued the country’s pride and glory. He caught the tricolor before it fell down. This has come to light in Delhi Police’s investigation. Police have recovered four to five flags of farmer organizations from the Red Fort.
The maximum number of 141 policemen were injured in the incident. The miscreants threw the policemen into the ditch of the fort. They were more injured by this act. According to the investigation report so far, the miscreants broke the lighting inside the Red Fort and the ticket house outside. Large numbers of CCTV cameras installed outside and inside Red Fort due to Republic Day celebrations, were also broken. From there, the accused robbed more than 20 cartridges from it. A case of red fort violence has been registered against unknown people on SHO Rituraj’s complaint at the Kotwali police station in the northern district.
According to the police, the investigation also revealed that Punjabi actor Deep Siddhu and Punjab gangster Lakhvir Singh lead the protesters. Both of them committed violence there. When the violence escalated, both escaped. Police is going to give notice to both of them to join the inquiry soon. CCTV cameras footage is also being seized.
During the violence at several places including Lal Qila, the protesters snatched two magazines, including cartridges, from two constables. The mob damaged police buses, government gypsies and other vehicles. Also looted anti-riot equipment including shield, armor, helmet from policemen. This was revealed by an FIR lodged at the Kotwali police station in North Delhi. According to the FIR, the protesters also tried to snatch guns from the constables, but the latter managed to save their weapons. However, they could not save the magazine from his guns in this clamor. The mob tried to snatch Constable Bhawani Singh’s MP-5 gun, but he somehow saved the magazine. Likewise, the crowd tried to snatch Constable Naresh’s SLR rifle, but she managed to get five magazines, including 20 cartridges. The FIR states that heavy security deployment was made around the Red Fort in view of the Republic Day celebrations.