New Delhi, Sep 29 (PTI) The Delhi Police on Tuesday detained Punjab Youth Congress (PYC) president Brinder Dhillon in connection with the tractor-burning incident near India Gate, officials said.
The Congress' youth wing activists on Monday morning set a tractor ablaze near India Gate, a few hundred metres from the Rashtrapati Bhavan and Parliament, to protest the contentious farm laws.
A senior police officer said that Dhillon has been detained in the case.
Six of the PYC activists were arrested on Monday and police had also seized two vehicles in the matter.
Police had said that around 20 people carried a tractor on a truck to Rajpath, Man Singh Crossing, unloaded it from the truck and set it on fire.
According to police sources, the Punjab Youth Congress activists entered Lutyens' Delhi along with a Punjab Police car. PTI NIT KJ