New Delhi: On Sunday (January 8), Samajaddhi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav arrived at the Uttar Pradesh Police Headquarters in Lucknow and refused tea offered by police officers, saying he might intoxicate them with poison. I declined. In a video trending in the media, Akilesh said that Yadav did not drink tea at headquarters and asked one of his party members to bring it from outside the premises. . “I don’t drink tea here. We’ll bring ours (tea). I’ll take your cup. What if you poison me?
Akhilesh Yadav arrived unannounced at DGP headquarters to protest the arrest of Manish Jagan Agarwal, the media handler for the party’s Twitter account, from Hazratganj. He was accompanied by party officials protesting his arrest at DGP headquarters.
Agarwal was arrested Sunday morning after three cases were registered with the Hazratganj police station for making offensive remarks on Twitter through the party’s social media handles.
#look Samajadi party leader Akilesh Yadav refused to drink tea at the police headquarters.
They said, “We don’t drink tea here. We bring ours (tea). Take your cup. If you poison us, we can’t you drink? We don’t trust you. We get it from outside.”
(Video Source: Samajwadi Party) pic.twitter.com/zwlyMp8Q82
—ANI_HindiNews (@AHindiNews) January 8, 2023
“The arrest of Manish Jagan Agarwal, a Samajyadi party official, by Lucknow police is reprehensible and disgraceful. Police should release him immediately,” SP said on Twitter.
Meanwhile, BJP spokesperson Shehzad Poonawala accused Akhilesh Yadav of his comments, saying he was the same person who released the terrorists accused of the Varanasi bombing. “This is the level that Akilesh Ji has succumbed to this level. I’m Yadav Ji.”
This is the same Akilesh Yadav who gladly incorporated his relatives from the Ahemdabad bombing into his party. He is the same Akilesh Yadav who said he did not trust the UP ATS when he arrested the Al-Qaeda terrorists,” he added.
AKHILESH YADAV Shocker
Claims police will poison his tea
The same Akhilesh Yadav trusted the terrorists and released them, but questioned the UP police.
Same Akhilesh defends Al Qaeda terrorists but suspects UP police pic.twitter.com/2U3ObJjeb3
— Shehzad Jai Hind (@Shehzad_Ind) January 8, 2023
“Today he cannot trust the police, the same police who protect him and protect the UP and the country,” Punawela added.