Man who carried confederate flag to US Capitol arrested

The US Capitol riots saw a lot of Trump supporters who created an utter nuisance, one of the protesters The man who carried the Confederate flag into the Us Capitol got arrested recently.

On 14th January, Delaware, Kevin Seefried got arrested for unlawful entry. Pictures of him were all over the internet to which the police requested the public to help them track the man. Not just him several rioters were also identified and arrested with the help of photographs clicked on 6th January. 

Currently, the FBI collected total 126,000 photographic and video tips, as per The New York Times. In this manhunt, the FBI is pursuing that there are at least 150 suspects.

Adam Johnson, who was caught on camera stealing Nancy Pelosi’s lectern, also got arrested. He was released on 11th January after he signed a $25,000 signature bond.

More than 70 people have been arrested from the last week’s riot scene; prediction has been made by Michael Sherwin, the acting U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, that this number could extend to hundreds.

Also reported that on 13th January two police officers, namely Thomas Robertson and Jacob Fracker got arrested yesterday, January 13. They have been charged with knowingly entering restricted areas of the building without any lawful authority.

Both the officers work for the Rocky Mount Police Department and after the riots have been put on leave.

A member of the House of Representatives Armed Services Committee, Jason Crow has raised concerns about the military personnel that attended the riot.

Crow also suggested a review over a call on the weekend to US Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy for any National Guards deployed for the inauguration. The review will be conducted by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID).

The US riot that killed five people, as per Crow said the situation could have been bad.

‘Long guns, Molotov cocktails, explosive devices and zip ties were recovered, which suggests a greater disaster was narrowly averted,’ he said on a phone call with McCarthy over the weekend.