29th May, 2021
The Ghaziabad Police has arrested the accused in the case of abusing and threatening the National Spokesperson of Bharatiya Kisan Union Rakesh Tikait on WhatsApp. Rakesh is an engineer by profession who is threatening to kill Tikait and sending obscene messages on WhatsApp.
Prajwal Tyagi, a worker of the BKYU organization, said that from April 4 to May 26, Rakesh Tikait has received messages on WhatsApp from a mobile number. He has been abused in that. He complained about it at Kaushambi police station around 11 pm on Thursday night.
Superintendent of Police Nagar II (Ghaziabad) Gyanendra Singh said that the accused has been identified as Jitendra Kumar, a resident of Muzaffarnagar. He has been arrested by Janakpuri Delhi. During interrogation, it has been found that he took this step after being disturbed by the road jam. Please tell that before this, Rakesh Tikait has been threatened three times and on the phone.
At the same time, the activists say that the Uttar Pradesh Police is not taking the threats received by Rakesh Tikait seriously. At the same time, the Ghaziabad Police has categorically rejected these allegations of the workers. This is the fourth time that Rakesh Tikait has received death threats. Please tell that this is the fourth time Rakesh Tikait has received a threat on the phone. A week earlier, in April and December, he received threats over the phone. Threats of police have gone up in April and December.
Significantly, since 6 months, there has been a movement against the three central agricultural laws led by Rakesh Tikait on the Ghazipur border. Rakesh Tikait is currently in UP. Earlier on May 20, a national spokesperson of the Bharatiya Kisan Union, which was leading a sit-in protest at the UP Gate in protest against all three central agricultural laws, received threats on mobile phones. Surprisingly, indecent messages were being sent to him on WhatsApp from a total of 4 mobile phone numbers. The extent was reached when Rakesh Tikait was also asked for 11 thousand rupees.
Category: India: Uttar Pradesh