There is little question now who was behind the assault, Singh mentioned on Twitter as he posted an image purportedly displaying his alleged attacker Deepak Sharma with ADG Police (Law and Order) Prashant Kumar.
- PTI New Delhi
- Last Updated: October 5, 2020, 11:53 PM IST
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Hours after a person threw ink on him in UP’s Hathras on Monday, AAP chief Sanjay Singh posted a purported photograph of the offender with the state’s ADG Police (Law and Order) Prashant Kumar on social media. There is little question now who was behind the assault, Singh mentioned on Twitter as he posted an image purportedly displaying his alleged attacker Deepak Sharma with ADG Kumar.
A person later recognized as Sharma threw ink on Singh, a Rajya Sabha MP from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Hathras on Monday when he was main a celebration delegation within the village of the Dalit girl who not too long ago died after being allegedly gangraped. “Is there anything left to understand now? This is the accused who attacked me with ADG Law and Order Prashant Kumar. Yogi ji, do not hide your black tactics behind black ink. Shoot from the front,” Singh tweeted in Hindi alongside with the image. The Hathras police responded to the tweet, saying crucial authorized motion has been taken.
“Today, on 05.10.20, Sanjay Singh, MP from Aam Aadmi Party, came to meet the victim’s family in …, after which during the press talk, a young man threw ink on him who was immediately taken by the police in custody. Necessary legal action is being taken,” Hathras police tweeted whereas figuring out the sufferer’s village. Singh is among the many a number of political leaders who’ve visited the village in Hathras district to satisfy the kin of the 19-year-old Dalit girl who died on September 29 after she was allegedly raped by 4 higher caste males.
Deepak Sharma, accused of throwing the ink on Singh, describes himself as founder of the Hindu outfit ‘Rashtra Swabhiman Dal’ and has a historical past of upsetting breach of peace between teams. Two years in the past he was booked by the Gautam Buddh Nagar police for allegedly fanning communal stress between Indian and Afghan college students.
In October 2018, forward of Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu’s go to to a non-public college in Greater Noida, Sharma had entered the varsity with his supporters the place Indian and Afghan college students had scuffled. Around 350 college students from either side have been booked within the case lodged on the native Knowledge Park police station, with the then District Magistrate B N Singh ordering one other FIR in opposition to the outsiders together with Sharma who had “escalated the minor scuffle into a communal issue”. Singh had additionally mentioned he would have Sharma detained below the stringent National Security Act (NSA) for “disrupting public order” with his “inflammatory video and remarks”, prompting the right-wing activist to enter hiding for a very long time.
When final checked by PTI, the unverified Twitter deal with of Sharma, who has since steadily appeared in movies on social media sharing inflammatory content material, had over 1.31 lakh followers together with some politicians and senior UP authorities officers.