The (Indian) government was on Tuesday claiming to have made adequate security arrangements to ensure that the Olympic torch relay in the Capital on April 17 was not disrupted, but Tibetan protesters took the security personnel by surprise by taking out their own ‘protest torch relay’ on Rajpath.
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The protesters were stopped by the police and placed under arrest. Delhi Police PRO Rajan Bhagat said that 27 Tibetan protesters, including 12 women, were arrested by the Tilak Marg police under preventive sections and will be produced before a city court on Wednesday. – The Times of India, 16 April 2008.