Bajrang Sonkar, who was arrested earlier, accused of thrashing Kashmiri dry fruit seller, and affiliated to the Vishwa Hindu Dal (VHD), has many pictures of Reham Khan, the ex-wife of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan shared on his Facebook account. Reham Khan tweeted to this, she said, “Sigh story of my life…..the men I attract”.
— Reham Khan (@RehamKhan1) March 7, 2019
“Bajrang Sonkar who attacked Kashmiri in #Lucknow is so obsessed with Imran Khan’s Ex-Wife. He keeps uploading her photo’s without caption and shares stage with a lot of BJP and RSS leaders apart from this he enjoys 12 Criminal Case along with Murder charges,” sharing the pictures that Sonkar had put up on his Facebook, a journalist had said.
Earlier, briefing the media about “the unfortunate incident”, Director General of Police (Law & Order) Anand Kumar and Additional Director General of Police (Lucknow) Rajeev Krishna, said they had arrested the accused, who were identified as Bajrang Sonkar, Amar, Himanshu and Anirrudh.
Sonkar, who was arrested earlier, is affiliated to the Vishwa Hindu Dal (VHD) and has a dozen criminal cases registered against him including one of murder, Senior Superintendent of Police Kalanidhi Naithani said.
The attackers were initially booked under the Indian Penal Code, but non-bailable offences have also been included now, he added.
The officials also said that the victims – Abdul Salam and Mohammed Afzal Nayak – have been assured of security to carry out their business and have been provided medical care and compensation for the losses they incurred.