On August 9, Tyagi was arrested by UP Police after absconding for four days. The police had apprehended him from Meerut after a long chase as he was on run since his video of abusing, pushing and misbehaving with a woman went viral.
Noida: Days after arrest of self-proclaimed politician Shrikant Tyagi for abusing and misbehaving with a woman living in his neighbour in a society in Noida, his supporters on Saturday carried out a rally in the city. Tyagi’s supporters alleged ‘media trial’ against him and also alleged biased approach by police in the entire incident. They alleged humiliation of family members of Shrikant Tyagi despite not being involved in the incident.
The rally reportedly comprised people from Tyagi and Brahmin communities who were shouting slogans in favour of the arrested politician. His supporters also raised slogans against local MP Mahesh Sharma for not coming in the support of Shrikant Tyagi. Supporters of the arrested politician also demanded a fair trial in the matter.
They claimed that MP Mahesh Sharma behaved in a wrong manner. He spoke to the Gautam Buddh Nagar Police Commissioner in awkward manner in front of public and media. They also demanded action against Mahesh Sharma over his bad behaviour.
On August 9, Tyagi was arrested by UP Police after absconding for four days. The police had apprehended Tyagi from Meerut after a long chase as he was on run since his video of abusing, pushing and misbehaving with a woman went viral.
Shrikant Tyagi who was claiming to be a BJP was seen showing his muscle might with a woman who is his neighbour in a society in Noida last week. Since the video drew sharp criticism from across the country demanding his immediate arrest, Noida Police booked him under various Sections of the IPC. Tyagi, who is infamous for wrong doing, was on run and was being chased by several teams of police. The Noida Police had later announced a reward of Rs 25,000 for providing his information.
Amid criticism for failing to act tough against self-proclaimed politician Shrikant Tyagi, Noida administration had used bulldozers to raze the illegal construction done by Tyagi in his flat in Grand Omaxe in Noida’s Sector 93. On Noida Authority’s order, JCB machines demolished illegal constructions at his residence at the housing society. His neighbours had objected Tyagi for illegally occupying society’s common area which had irked Tyagi and he, in the viral video, can be seen abusing the woman for opposing illegal construction.
Since Noida police had launched massive manhunt after formed several teams, Tyagi’s lawyer on Monday filed a surrender application in Surajpur court in Greater Noida. The move was taken after police announced a reward for providing his information.