Babul Supriyo and other BJP leaders' phones stolen at Arun Jaitley's funeral

Updated: Aug 27, 2019, 17:59 IST | mid-day online correspondent | New Delhi

Singer-MP Babul Supriyo and Patanjali spokesperson S.K Tijarawala are the among the 11 people whose phones were stolen during the former finance minister's funeral on Sunday

This picture has been used for representational purposes.
This picture has been used for representational purposes.

In a bizarre incident, BJP MP Babul Supriyo and Patanjali's spokesperson S.K. Tijarawala were among the 11 who were robbed of their phones during the cremation of former Finance Minister and BJP stalwart Arun Jaitley at the Nigambodh ghat on Sunday. According to an IANS report, their phones were stolen amid the jostling crowd that thieves reportedly took advantage of.

Also Read: Goa Bharatiya Yuva Morcha dedicate varsity polls win to Arun Jaitley

Tijarawala tweeted on Monday complaining and notifying the police about the theft of his and 10 others’ phones that happened the previous evening. He also mentioned that BJP leader and Asansol MP Supriyo’s phone was filched in the crowd. He also reportedly tagged Union Home Minister Amit Shah along with Delhi Police.

Also Read: Ridhi Dogra pens an emotional note, mourning uncle Arun Jaitley's death

 

In a series of tweets, he also shared the current location of his lost phone. In one of his tweets, Tijarawala condemned the act by the thieves by accusing them of not sparing the cremation grounds and stealing from those mourning the death. Police reportedly informed that they have received 5 complaints including one from Supriyo in this case and have started the investigations.

With inputs from IANS

Also Read: Ashes of former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley immersed at Haridwar

Catch up on all the latest Crime, National, International and Hatke news here. Also download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get latest updates

Sign up for all the latest news, top galleries and trending videos from Mid-day.com

Subscribe
Loading...

Maharashtra Assembly Elections: Sachin Tendulkar, Deepika Padukone and others urge people to vote

NEXT STORY
This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK