Four members of the National Union of Indian Students (NSUI) have been arrested for setting a fire outside the residence of BJP Chairman JP Nadda in Moti Lal Nehru Marg, police said on Wednesday. Jagdeep Singh, 30, National Delegate, NSUI, Sarvottam Rana, 25, Chandigarh State General Secretary, Pranav Pandey, 26, National Coordinator, NSUI, and Vishal, 28, General Secretary, NSUI were arrested in different places, they said. .
Sagar Preet Hooda, Special Commissioner of Police (Law and Order Division, Zone II), said on Tuesday a fire was reported at the BJP Chairman’s Moti Lal Nehru Marg residence in New Delhi. Upon investigation, it was revealed that at around 4.30pm around 10-12 people had gathered outside the house and held up slogans.
After some time, they became aggressive and rolled up two khaki shorts on a wooden stick, set them on fire and threw the burning shorts into the security room over the gate of the house, he said. he declares. The fire was extinguished by duty personnel, he said.
A case under the relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code has been registered at Tughlak Road Police Station in this regard and an investigation has been initiated, police said. “During the investigation, exhibits were removed from the location for forensic examination and CCTV footage installed outside the scene of the incident was reviewed. He was captured in the footage that about 10-12 people had come there in two vehicles which turned out to be registered in Rohtak, Haryana and Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh,” the senior police officer said.
“Local intelligence was developed and the offenders were found to be members of the National Student Union of India (NSUI). Several raids have been carried out to apprehend those involved in the case and four defendants have been arrested at different locations so far,” the officer added. Police said an Innova car used by the accused was also found. Other defendants have also been identified and efforts to apprehend them are underway, they said.
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