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Punjabi actor-activist Deep Sidhu dies in road accident

He was accused of being the key conspirator of the Red Fort violence on Republic Day last year
In this file image dated Wednesday, Dec 15, 2021, actor-activist Deep Sidhu pays obeisance at the Golden Temple in Amritsar. Sidhu died in a road accident near Sonipat on Tuesday, February 15, 2022.
In this file image dated Wednesday, Dec 15, 2021, actor-activist Deep Sidhu pays obeisance at the Golden Temple in Amritsar. Sidhu died in a road accident near Sonipat on Tuesday, February 15, 2022.
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Our Bureau, PTI   |   Published 15.02.22, 10:57 PM

Actor and activist Deep Sidhu, accused of being the key conspirator of the Red Fort violence on Republic Day last year, died in a road accident on Kundli-Manesar-Palwal highway near Kharkhoda in Haryana's Sonipat, police said on Tuesday.

Kharkhoda police station Inspector Jaspal Singh said Sidhu's SUV had rammed into a truck.

"He died in the accident," the official said, adding a woman accompanying Sidhu was admitted to a hospital where her condition was stated out of danger.

Sidhu was arrested on February 9, 2021, in connection with the Red Fort violence on Republic Day during the farmers' tractor parade against the Centre's three agriculture laws.

He was in jail for over two months before being released on bail.



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