In what may come as a major embarrassment for Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Devendra Sehrawat today expressed his disappointment over the ongoing controversies and said party’s credibility is at the lowest level as of now. “Credibility of the party is at the lowest level amongst the common people. There will be no one to save this party,” he said.
Sehrawat also avoided commenting on the sexual harassment case registered against his party colleague Amanatullah Khan.
“The AAP MLA will put forth his position in this regard and the concerned agencies will carry out the investigation. I do not have any opinion on this,” said Sehrawat.
A case of sexual harassment has been registered against Amanatullah on a complaint by his sister-in-law, forcing him to quit as the city’s Waqf Board chairman.
Amanatullah’s sister-in-law approached the Jamia Nagar police station alleging that he had put pressure on her to get into a physical relationship with him.
A case under Sections 354A (sexual harassment), 506 (criminal intimidation), 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman), 120B (criminal conspiracy) and 498A (husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered against the AAP MLA and the woman’s husband.
The AAP MLA has so far claimed that the charges against him were baseless.