In a series of tweets posted later in the evening, Lamba indicated that she will contest the assembly elections in Delhi, likely to be slated by early-2020, and thanked her supporters saying she will continue fighting for their rights.
Police said Deswal killed the woman to avenge his brother Sandeep Mental’s murder in May 2018. Mental, also a wanted criminal, was gunned down by the woman’s boyfriend Monu Ishapur, another gangster, in Dwarka.
The protest has been called by the United Front of Transport Associations (UFTA), which is an umbrella body representing 41 associations and unions of goods and passenger segments, including trucks, buses, autos, tempos, maxi-cabs and taxis plying in the Delhi-NCR region.
Commuters are likely to face problems as public transport would be off the roads on Thursday. The strike comes days after Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said the new law has improved traffic situation on Delhi roads.
The cabinet took this decision in its meeting chaired by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. The scope and coverage of this decision is to give complete subsidy to the students towards CBSE Board exam fees.
Defying age and criminal psychology, several elderly men and women refuse to mend their ways and continue to be involved in crimes in Delhi, according to police officers who have dealt with such cases.
Many buses, autos and cabs are expected to join the strike in Noida but the protest is unlikely to have an impact in Gurugram. In some other parts of the country, including Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, and Tamil Nadu, trucks are likely to stay off roads.