Shrikant Tyagi was sent to judicial custody till August 23 by Surajpur Court after his arrest from Meerut earlier in the day.
Shrikant Tyagi was sent to 14-day judicial custody on Tuesday. Tyagi was sent to judicial custody by Surajpur Court after his arrest from Meerut earlier in the day. Tyagi was absconding since the time an FIR was lodged by the police on a complaint of a woman.
A video had gone viral of a brawl between Tyagi and the women. The brawl emerged after the woman reportedly objected to the planting of some trees by Tyagi in the neighbourhood, citing a violation of rules. In several parts, Tyagi was heard hurling expletives and was seen assaulting the woman.
Noida Police address on Shrikant Tyagi
The Uttar Pradesh police had formed as many as 12 teams with more than 40 policemen to nab Tyagi. After his arrest, the Commissioner of Police of Gautam Budh Nagar, Alok Singh, in an address to the media apprised as to how Tyagi had plans of escaping via the Airport but understanding that the video had gone viral, he changed his plans. Thereafter, he kept changing his location- from Meerut, Muzzaffarnagar, Rishikesh, Haridwar.
“In all his vehicles a specific number was seen- 001. For which, he has paid in lakhs. There was found a sticker of one political leader. The accused alleges that Swami Prasad Maurya was the political leader who gave him the sticker,” CP Singh said to the media.