The city police detained Raghav, son of Jalandhar mayor Sunil Jyoti, after he allegedly misbehaved with a security guard of judicial magistrate Harpreet Singh Simak at Sanjay Gandhi Market. An FIR under sections 353 and 186 of the Indian Penal code (IPC) has been registered.
As per information, Raghav had come to market for repairing his Mahindra XUV (PB08-CE-58) around 1pm when Harpreet Singh along with his wife Jaspreet Kaur, who is also a judge, was going home for lunch in his official car.
Raghav had parked the car in the middle of the road after which judge’ driver honked and asked Raghav to give some passage. A security guard Narinderjit Singh said that Raghav misbehaved and exchanged heated arguments with him following which the judge drove the car home. After getting information, SHO Balwinder Singh reached the spot and took Raghav, his car to the Baradari police station.
A battery of BJP leaders arrived at the police station in support of Raghav. Sources said a senior BJP leader intervened in the case and tried to settle the issue. At the time of filling the report, Raghav was in police custody.