Panipat, May 14 : Police arrested Satwinder Singh, a former MLA of Rajaund constituency in Kaithal district, from Chandigarh on Wednesday night for his alleged involvement in liquor theft from a sealed godown in Samalkha.
Singh was arrested from Sector 3 in Chandigarh, near the MLA hostel, said SP Manisha Chaudhary.
He had contested the 2019 Assembly elections from Kalayat constituency in Kaithal district on a Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) ticket. He is considered to be close to Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala.
A crime team of Panipat police, under the supervision of DSP (Crime) Rajesh Phogat, nabbed the former MLA from Chandigarh on Wednesday night. The team had informed the Sector 3 police in Chandigarh about their raid.