Republic Day violence: Delhi Court remands Deep Sidhu to judicial custody

Sidhu was arrested by the Delhi Police on 8 February in connection with the Republic Day violence during the farmers’ tractor rally in Delhi .Punjabi actor-turned-activist Deep Sidhu was on Tuesday, 23 February, sent to 14 days of judicial custody in connection with the Red Fort violence on Republic Day, as his seven-day police custody ended.

Sidhu faces charges of rioting, attempt to murder, criminal conspiracy, dacoity, culpable homicide among others.

During the hearing, lawyers raised concerns over Deep Sidhu’s security in jail. However, the metropolitan magistrate maintained that the application seeking security and a separate jail cell will have to be head by the jurisdictional magistrate at the Tiz Hazari Court.

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