New Delhi: The Delhi police on Sunday mentioned that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Gautam was the mind behind the posters put throughout metropolis in opposition to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and export of Covid vaccines amid Pandemic, which result in vaccine scarcity.
In an official assertion, the Delhi police in a Twitter publish mentioned that whereas Gautam is absconding, his title got here up throughout the questioning of a number of accused individuals.
“Police while patrolling to enforce lockdown announced by DDMA, created by GNCTD, noticed walls in several areas being defaced by pasting posters. Accused persons on questioning told an AAP member & President of Ward 47, Arvind Gautam was behind it in Mangolpuri. He is absconding,” the Delhi police tweeted.
Meanwhile, CM Arvind Kejriwal led AAP has owned up its function behind pasting the posters.
A PTI report quoted senior AAP chief Durgesh Pathak saying, “The AAP is behind the posters. Our party workers have been arrested and hundreds are being detained in different parts of the city. We challenge Delhi Police to arrest senior AAP leaders and party MLAs instead of harassing poor people who paste posters for a little money.”
So far, the Delhi police have arrested 25 individuals for allegedly pasting posters within the Mangolpuri space and different elements of the nationwide capital, criticising PM Narendra Modi over Covid vaccine scarcity. The posters, with white textual content on black background, learn in Hindi: “Modi ji hamare bachon ki vaccine videsh kyon bhej diya (Why did you send our children’s vaccines abroad?)”.
On May 12, the police have been knowledgeable about posters criticising PM Modi have been put up throughout town. It is being mentioned that police recovered round 800 such posters and banners and eliminated all of them by May 13. According to a media report, these arrested embody a 19-year college dropout, a 30-year e-rickshaw driver, a 61-year-old wage laborer.
The FIRs have been registered below sections 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) of the Indian Penal Code and different related sections, together with part three of the Prevention of Defacement of Property Act, throughout numerous districts of the Delhi Police.