How did the police apprehend Shrikant Tyagi in Meerut after he was absconding from Noida?

Self-styled godman Shrikant Tyagi, who had been absconding after registering a case of alleged misbehavior and assault with a woman in a housing society in Noida, was in constant touch with his wife and lawyer, while the police were on the lookout for him. was. It proved to be his ruin.

Police sources said 12 police teams and the Uttar Pradesh STF searched for Shrikant Tyagi in three states while the absconding politician was using an alternate mobile number to talk to his wife Anu Tyagi and consult his lawyer.

However, the police came to know that Tyagi was in touch with his wife and lawyer and used the information about his whereabouts. He was traced to Meerut, where police arrested him and three of his associates on Tuesday after a day-long cat-and-mouse chase.

On Monday, the location of the accused was traced to somewhere between Rishikesh and Haridwar in Uttarakhand. Several police teams reached the state, but could not nab him as he had fled. Surprisingly, the police had reached about 10 km away from him but he fled before they could reach.

Though he had left his original mobile phone at home, he also had two other phones through which he had contacted his lawyer and associates.

Tyagi, who has been absconding since Friday evening, had on Monday filed a petition in the Gautam Buddh Nagar district court seeking procedures related to surrender. He filed a petition in the court soon after the Noida Police declared him an “absconding” and announced a reward of Rs 25,000 to anyone who informed him for his arrest.

Police sources said Tyagi had reached Meerut last night and stayed at a close friend’s house. He was about to surrender in the local court with the help of his friend when he was caught.

Why Shrikant Tyagi was absconding?

Shrikant Tyagi, who identifies himself on social media as a national executive member of the BJP’s Kisan Morcha, allegedly assaulted and abused a woman inside the Grand Omaxe Society in Sector-93B, Noida, where he lives. Is.

The incident took place when the woman protested against Srikant Tyagi’s planting of some trees, citing violation of rules, which she claimed was within her right to do so. Tyagi lost his cool and pushed him. He also used abusive words against him. The video of the incident went viral.

What are the allegations against Shrikant Tyagi?

The Noida Police has registered a case against Tyagi under Indian Penal Code section 354 (assault or criminal force on any woman, with intent to outrage or knowing that it is likely to outrage her modesty). Later, charges under IPC sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 504 (intentional insult to cause breach of public peace), 506 (criminal intimidation), 447 (criminal trespass) were also added in the case.

He was also charged with the Gangster Act, following which the Noida Authority bulldozers and demolished an illegal structure outside his apartment in Grand Omaxe Housing Society.

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