Aam Aadmi Party MLA, Commando Surinder Singh was arrested on Friday evening.
Confirming this news, the MLA said, ” I’ve been told by ACP that I’ve been arrested and will be taken for medical check-up.”
According to reports, Commando Singh was arrested allegedly on the complaints of NDMC officials.
An FIR was registered against Singh at the Tughlaq Road police station last month. The incident had allegedly occurred when Singh intervened in a routine checking drive by NDMC employees in the area.
“Surinder Singh’s car reached the spot when Mukesh along with 10-12 NDMC employees was in the process of sanitising the footpath and roadside area occupied by the hawkers,” Deputy Commissioner of Police Vijay Singh had said. Singh punched .
Aam Aadmy Party has been quick to react on this development.
AAP leader Ashutosh took to twitter condemning this action. He said;
Modi govt protects corrupts of CNG Fitness scam and arrests patriot commando Surender who faced bullets of terrorists during 26/11 attack.
— ashutosh (@ashutosh83B) August 21, 2015
User Gajendra Sharma agreed with him echoing the similar sentiments for the arrested MLA.
AAP’s social media head, Ankit Lal accused BJP of going soft on corruption but hard on a ‘patriot.’
— Ankit Lal (@AnkitLal) August 21, 2015