Updated May 22nd, 2024 at 12:19 IST

33-Year-Old Man Arrested For Writing Threatening Graffiti Against Kejriwal Inside Metro Stations

Goyal, a resident of Baraeli is a highly educated person and worked at a renowned bank, as per ANI.

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Delhi Police arrest accused Ankit Goyal, 33 for writing death-threatening graffiti against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal at a metro station. | Image:ANI
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New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Wednesday, May 22, arrested a man for writing "death-threatening" graffiti against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at three metro stations.

As per officials, the accused has been identified as Ankit Goyal, 33, who was caught on CCTV for scribbling graffiti inside Rajiv Chowk, Patel Chowk and Patel Nagar metro stations. He wrote those message wrote messages and returned to his city Bareilly.

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The officials have registered an FIR in the matter and are further investigating the incident.

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Goyal, a resident of Bareilly is a highly educated person and works as a loan manager at a renowned govt bank, as per ANI. He has no connection with any political party.

The officials said that Goyal's mental condition is not good. However, the same can be confirmed after a medical examination.

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The incident occurred on Monday, May 20, when several pictures of the graffiti targeting the Delhi Chief Minister went viral on social media.

Hours later, a CCTV video of the act surfaced online, showing Ankit writing on the wall of a metro station.

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One of the messages written inside a metro coach read, “Kejriwal Dilli Chhor Dijiye (Kejriwal, leave Delhi). Please. Otherwise, you will have to remember three slaps, which you planted (sic) before the election. Now the real and actual punch/slap will be there soon. Today's meeting at Jhandewalan.... Ankit.Goel_91.”

AAP's Sanjay Singh Alleges BJP Behind Conspiracy

Following the incident, Aam Aadmi Party wrote to the Election Commission of India (ECI) alleging that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was behind the attack.

AAP leader Sanjay Singh said, “BJP has been in a state of panic ever since Arvind Kejriwal came out of jail. BJP is now plotting to launch a deadly attack on Arvind Kejriwal. This conspiracy is being conducted directly from the Prime Minister's Office. A threat of attack on Kejriwalji has been written at Rajiv Chowk and Patel Nagar metro stations.”

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Published May 22nd, 2024 at 11:20 IST