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Noida Politician Who Abused Girl Had UP Police Safety For A Yr

Police mentioned Shrikant Tyagi claimed he had shut affiliation with Swami Prasad Maurya.

New Delhi:

The arrest of Shrikant Tyagi — the person who verbally assaulted and threatened a Noida lady — has introduced again the highlight on his alleged hyperlinks with the BJP. The police mentioned Tyagi projected himself as a member with hyperlinks to the celebration’s increased echelons. Investigations are actually being performed into how he acquired the trimmings of energy — like MLA stickers on his automobile — and surprising advantages like safety from the Ghaziabad police whereas being a resident of Gautam Budh Nagar.

The has denied that Shrikant Tyagi was a celebration member.

Throughout questioning, the police mentioned Shrikant Tyagi claimed he had shut affiliation with Swami Prasad Maurya, the MLA who switched to the Samajwadi Occasion proper earlier than the Uttar Pradesh elections in January.

The automobile Noida police recovered from him sported a flag and an MLA sticker. A automobile recovered from his shut aide had a “BJP Yuva Morcha” sticker and celebration flags.

“Shrikant Tyagi has an ‘MLA’ sticker on certainly one of his autos. He says this sticker was given to him by his previous political colleague Swami Prasad Maurya. We’re verifying this info,” mentioned Alok Singh, Noida Police Commissioner.

Shrikant Tyagi and his spouse had additionally acquired safety from the Ghaziabad police for over a 12 months. In 2019, the couple have been allotted seven gunmen after they claimed a menace to their lives.

The Ghaziabad police now face questions on why a Noida resident, who was a repeat offender, was given this remedy. The police have discovered that he was a serial offender with 9 circumstances registered in opposition to him below costs equivalent to try and homicide and extortion.

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“He acquired police safety from Ghaziabad. A excessive degree enquiry is presently underway for that,” mentioned Mr Singh.

Shrikant Tyagi’s social media, and sure official paperwork in his possession, title him as a employee. His Twitter bio described him because the Nationwide Govt member of the BJP’s Kisan Morcha. His social media pages carried many footage with senior BJP leaders like BJP chief JP Nadda.

The native unit has firmly denied any hyperlinks with him.

“I’ve by no means seen him on any platform or programme of our celebration. As of late, folks can get images clicked by any means. However that doesn’t point out his hyperlink with any celebration,” Mahesh Sharma, MP from Gautambuddh Nagar, was quoted as saying by information company ANI.

Shrikant Tyagi additionally spent large quantities of cash for particular automobile quantity plates — all to create an intimidating picture, the police mentioned.

“The autos discovered with him have a selected quantity – 001. He bid for every quantity plate. He did not get any quantity plate for lower than 1.1 lakh. He used such issues to intimidate folks,” mentioned the Noida Police chief.

Tyagi was arrested by Uttar Pradesh police from Meerut at this time.  

The police crackdown got here after a video of him verbally abusing and assaulting a lady at Noida’s Grand Omaxe society was broadly circulated on social media.

Yesterday, a bulldozer rolled into the residential society and razed unlawful constructions at his residence. He has additionally been charged below the state’s stringent Goonda Act.

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