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Patiala: Lakha Sidhana detained from Punjabi University

By Rajan Nath -- November 24, 2021 11:11 am -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

Patiala: Lakha Sidhana, a gangster turned activist, has been detained by Patiala Police at Punjabi University on Wednesday.

Allegedly, Lakha Sidhana was about to submit a memorandum to Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi. Punjab CM was slated to visit Punjabi University where Lakha Sidhana was detained.

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However, no FIR has been registered against Lakha Sidhana. Reportedly, he has been taken to Phase 2 police station in Patiala.

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However, the police official denied that he has neither been arrested nor detained. "He was just brought out of the University," a police official said.

It may be recalled that Delhi court, on July 29, 2021, granted anticipatory bail to alleged gangster-turned-activist Lakha Sidhana in connection with the Republic Day violence case.

Tis Hazari's Additional Sessions Judge Kamini Lau had granted bail to Sidhana observing that he has joined the probe. Earlier, interim protection from arrest was granted to Sidhana from time to time.

On June 26, 2021, Sidhana was granted interim protection from arrest till July 3, which was later extended till July 20, and then it was extended further.


-PTC News

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