Noida politician Shrikant Tyagi, who was on the run after a video of him verbally abusing a girl went viral, was arrested by Uttar Pradesh police from Meerut as we speak.
The arrest comes after Tyagi’s lawyer moved a give up software in a Higher Noida court docket and the UP police introduced a reward of Rs 25,000 for details about him.
In response to police sources, Tyagi was arrested from his aide’s house at Shraddhapuri on the outskirts of Meerut. He had deliberate to go to Saharanpur by way of Dehradun, Haridwar and Rishikesh, the sources mentioned, including that the politician was in contact along with his spouse and lawyer.
The Uttar Pradesh administration cracked down onerous towards Tyagi after a video of him verbally abusing and assaulting a girl at Noida’s Grand Omaxe society went viral. Yesterday, a bulldozer rolled into the residential society and razed unlawful constructions at Tyagi’s residence.
Tyagi claimed to be a member of the BJP Kisan Morcha and his social media handles had a number of photos of him posing with high BJP leaders, together with get together chief JP Nadda. Whereas the BJP has denied any affiliation with him, the Opposition has focused the ruling get together over Tyagi.
Residents of the society accused him of threatening and intimidating them. After the video went viral, a few of his supporters had reached the society and began asking in regards to the girl within the video. This led to a face-off between them and residents. Police finally rushed to the spot and introduced the scenario beneath management.
Because the UP police began in search of Tyagi, they discovered that he was a serial offender with 9 previous circumstances towards him beneath severe prices equivalent to try and homicide and extortion.
The police additionally discovered a number of automobiles belonging to Tyagi. Certainly one of them had an Meeting go meant for MLAs and a flag of the BJP. One other automotive had BJP Yuva Morcha written on it.
The administration additionally discovered that Tyagi’s household owns about 50 outlets in Noida and obtain lakhs of rupees in lease. The administration has now performed a survey to search out if there may be any illegality concerned.