Former JNU scholar and one of many key organisers of the Shaheen Bagh protest, Sharjeel Imam, who landed in a serious controversy over a controversial comment in opposition to Assam, has been arrested from Bihar’s Jehanabad on Tuesday.
Sedition instances have been lodged in opposition to Sharjeel Imam in 5 states throughout the nation. Now, Delhi Police has arrested Sharjeel Imam from Bihar after he was on the run for 4-5 days because the video of his speech went viral.
Imam was arrested from Tako space in Jehanabad after a number of police groups performed raids throughout Jehanabad and several other different areas of Bihar. He’ll now be flown all the way down to New Delhi for additional questioning.
Within the controversial comment, Sharjeel Imam had steered that Assam and North East be reduce off from mainland India.
Earlier on Tuesday, Sharjeel Imam’s brother was additionally picked up by the police over the anti-CAA protesters alleged inflammatory speeches on the AMU protest.
Sharjeel Imam had been concerned in organizing the protests at Shaheen Bagh however got here into limelight after a video clip went viral whereby he may very well be heard making some controversial feedback whereas addressing a gathering at Aligarh Muslim College, following which he was booked underneath sedition costs.
His mom instructed the media that her son was “not a law-breaker and would surrender to the investigating agencies”.
(With PTI Inputs)