A Delhi Court on Monday granted bail to actor-turned-activist Deep Sidhu in another Republic Day violence case. The Court noted that the accused has already been interrogated in police custody for 14 days. He has been in custody for about 70 days when he has been granted regular bail by the ASJ.
On Friday, the Court had granted one more day to the Delhi Police to file a reply on Sidhu's bail plea.
Metropolitan Magistrate adjourned the hearing on Sidhu's bail plea till Saturday and asked Delhi Police to file a reply on his bail plea.
Sidhu arrested in this case on April 17 just he granted bail by a Delhi court in a case relating to violence in Red Fort during the farmers' tractor rally on January 26. As per the statement issued by Sidhu's lawyer Abhishek Gupta on last Saturday, the actor arrested on February 9 in connection with an FIR registered at the Kotwali Police Station for his alleged involvement in the Red Fort violence amid the farmers' agitation.
On January 26, thousands of protesting farmers who reached ITO from the Ghazipur border clashed with police. Many of them driving tractors reached the Red Fort and entered the monument. In the FIR, police said two magazines with 20 live cartridges snatched from two constables by protestors.
According to Gupta, the court granted regular bail vide order dated April 16, 2021. However, around 1 pm to 1.30 pm on Saturday, before he could be released from jail, he was arrested in FIR 98/21 also registered by PS Kotwali and in respect of the same incident at Red Fort.