LS security scare: Accused Sagar Sharma is a Lucknow e-rickshaw driver

Lucknow: One of the two accused in Wednesday’s Lok Sabha security breach case has been identified as Sagar Sharma, a resident of Ramnagar locality in the Alambagh area of Lucknow, the capital city of Uttar Pradesh, police said.

Sharma and the other accused Monoranjan caused panic and chaos as they jumped from the Visitors’ Gallery into the Lok Sabha chamber when proceedings were on around 1-30 pm. Both have been arrested.

A police source said Sharma’s family members have revealed that he was an e-rickshaw driver in Lucknow. “His sister has revealed that he was working as an e-rickshaw driver for the last three months. She revealed that before that he lived and worked in Bengaluru,” the source said.

Sharma’s sister said Sagar had left for Delhi a few days ago to take part in a demonstration.

“Sagar has been living in a rented house with his father, mother, and sister for the last 15 years,” the source added. UNI

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