Sangrur: AAP MLA Naresh Yadav may be arrested by Punjab Police in connection with Quran desecration case!
Sangrur Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Pritpal Singh Thind has said that he will be seeking an arrest warrant for Naresh Yadav from the court, according to report in Indian Express.
AAP MLA Naresh Yadav has been booked for trying to incite riots in Punjab.
Naresh Yadav is an AAP MLA from Mehrauli (South) constituency.
The development came after Naresh Yadav was named in an FIR related to a recent case of alleged desecration of the Quran in Punjab.
Punjab's Sangrur police booked Yadav after the alleged mastermind in the case, Vijay Kumar, told the police that he had 'desecrated' the Quran at the behest of the AAP MLA.
Also, Vijay Kumar told police that he was offered Rs 1 crore by Naresh Yadav.
What's the matter actually?
Arson was reported in Malerkotla on the night of June 24 after pages of the Quran were found dumped near a drain on Khanna road.
An angry mob attacked and set Akali Dal MLA Farzana’s home on fire leading to communal tension in the area.
The uncontrolled mob also exchanged gunfire with the police. The struggle left several injured.