Karnataka Police on Wednesday stated accused, who threw ink at Bharatiya Kisan Union chief Rakesh Tikait, revealed that the act was accomplished with an intent to change into well-known.
BENGALURU: Karnataka Police on Wednesday stated accused, who threw ink at Bharatiya Kisan Union chief Rakesh Tikait, revealed that the act was accomplished with an intent to change into well-known.
Karnataka police submitted a 450-page chargesheet to the eighth Further Chief Metropolitan Justice of the Peace (ACMM) court docket and recorded the statements of 20 eyewitnesses, whereas 89 witnesses have been named within the chargesheet.
The chargesheet has been submitted towards Bharath Shetty, an activist of Hindu organisation, his associates Shivakumar, Pradeep Kumar and Umadevi.
The principle accused Bharath Shetty had instructed police that they threw black ink at Tikait as they needed to change into well-known, which was recorded. The police have additionally submitted an audio document on this regard to the court docket.
The police acknowledged that the accused hatched a plan to hold out the act one week earlier than the go to of Tikait.
The accused had additionally deliberate to hit him with spoiled tomatoes and eggs. Throwing black ink at him was his plan-B.
The accused did not have any intention of assaulting Tikait. Nevertheless, accused Shivakumar in a match of rage attacked him with mike whereas addressing a press convention at Gandhi Bhavan in Bengaluru on May 30 by the accused.
The accused had taken the title of Prime Minister Narendra Modi whereas finishing up the assault and whereas being dragged by police.
Shivakumar had barged on the platform and attacked Rakesh Tikait swiftly and later tried to assault farm leaders.
Throughout investigation, it was revealed that Shivakumar was an accused in homicide case and was convicted for all times imprisonment. He bought launched for good conduct in 2015. After the discharge, he grew to become energetic in a company together with his sister and took half in lots of protests.
One other accused Pradeep, a cab driver, had thrown black ink on Rakesh Tikait and others.
Tikait was attending a press convention on ‘Raita Chaluvali, Aatmavalokana haagu Spasteekarana Sabhe’ (Farmer’s Motion, Introspection and Clarification Assembly) organized by Karnataka State Farmers Affiliation and Hasiru Sene.
Whereas the leaders have been addressing the press convention, swiftly three miscreants had climbed the platform and assaulted Tikait. The miscreants shouted ‘Modi’, ‘Modi’ whereas attacking Tikait.
Congress had alleged that the BJP was behind the incident.
Additional investigation is on.
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