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Parliament Security Breach Live Updates: 4 Accused Sent to 7-Day Police Custody, Another Accused Arrested in Delhi

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Parliament, Lok Sabha Security Breach LIVE Updates: Delhi's Patiala House Court on Thursday, 14 December, sent four accused persons in the Parliament security breach case to seven-day police custody.

This comes a day after intruders jumped into the Lok Sabha from the visitors' gallery while proceedings were underway for the Winter Session. Apart from the four arrested persons, two people have been detained. Lalit Jha, one of the key accused in the case, was arrested late on Thursday, news agency PTI reported.

Four of the accused set off coloured smoke canisters and resorted to sloganeering both inside and outside the Parliament.

In the visuals on Sansad TV, a man wearing a blue jacket can be seen jumping over benches in the House. Rajendra Agrawal, who was in the chair, immediately adjourned the session.

The Home Ministry ordered a high-level probe into the breach to be led by the paramilitary CRPF chief. The probe will also involve the Anti-Terror unit and Special Cell of the Delhi Police.

What We Know About the Accused So Far:

Snapshot
  • Delhi Police has registered a case under anti-terror law UAPA.

  • Two protesters who were arrested from outside the Parliament have been identified as Neelam (42) from Hisar, Haryana, and Amol Shinde (25) from Latur, Maharashtra.

  • Neelam told the media that "they are not associated with any organisation and took the step since the government is committing atrocities against citizens."

  • The intruders from inside the House have been identified as Sagar Sharma and Manoranjan D.

  • Three more accused have been identified as Lalit Jha, Vicky Sharma, and his wife – all residents of Gurugram.

  • Reports say that all accused had carried the smoke canisters in their shoes.

  • The breach came on the anniversary of the 2001 Parliament attack.

Here's What MPs Said on the Security Breach:

Pictures of the breach from inside the Lok Sabha:

  • Pictures shared by DMK MP Dr Senthilkumar show yellow smoke inside the House.

    (Photo: Twitter/Dr Senthilkumar)

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10:53 AM , 15 Dec

Opposition MPs Protest

Opposition MPs, including suspended MPs, stage a protest in front of the Gandhi statue on Parliament premises, reported ANI.

This comes a day after 14 MPs - 13 from Lok Sabha and 1 from Rajya Sabha - were suspended for 'unruly conduct' while demanding for discussion on the security breach.

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9:14 AM , 15 Dec

Two More Detained

Two days after the Parliament security breach, the special Cell of Delhi Police has detained two people in the case.

"Both of them – Mahesh and Kailash – are suspected to be linked to the accused. They are being interrogated by the Special Cell

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10:40 PM , 14 Dec

Key Accused Arrested in Delhi

Lalit Jha, one of the key accused in the security breach case, was arrested on Thursday evening by Delhi Police after he surrendered before the Kartavaya Path police. He was handed over to the Special Cell.

6:28 PM , 14 Dec

4 Accused Sent to 7-Day Police Custody

Delhi's Patiala House Court on Thursday, 14 December, sent four arrested persons in the Parliament security breach case to seven-day police custody.

"All the accused persons who have been arrested in this case were produced before the special court of UAPA and the court after hearing both the sides and considering the material which was available before the court, the court has granted police custody for seven days as of now," the Delhi Police's lawyer Atul Shrivastava said.

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Published: 13 Dec 2023, 1:11 PM IST
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