Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ashutosh claimed Delhi police would arrest two more party MLAs today. In a series of tweets, Ashutosh said AAP MLAs Sharad Chauhan and Rakhi Bidlan are next party leader to be arrested. “Sources-Delhi police is going to arrest two more AAP MLAs today. Sharad Chauhan and Rakhi Bidlan in the line,” he tweeted. As many as 11 AAP legislators have been arrested in connection with different cases so far. On Wednesday, Delhi police crime branch had arrested Ramesh Bhardwaj in connection with the suicide of AAP worker Soni (28). Bhardwaj reportedly claims himself to be an AAP volunteer in outer Delhi’s Narela. Soni had allegedly committed suicide after her molester, Bhardwaj, was released on bail.
Ashutosh claimed police were putting pressure on witnesses to frame other AAP MLAs in the case.”Sources-Modi police is pressurising Ratan in Soni matter to take names of MLA Sharad Chauhan/DILIP PANDEY So that they can also be fixed,” he tweeted. Quoting sources, Ashutosh said Sharad Chauhan was interrogated for nine hours yesterday to take name of senior party leader. “Sources-Yesterday Sharad Chauhan was grilled for nine hours, was threatened to take name of any senior leader of AAP or else he will suffer,” he tweeted.
On Sunday, two MLAs were arrested. While Okhla MLA Amanatullah Khan was arrested by Delhi police for allegedly trying to run over a woman with his car, Mehrauli MLA Naresh Yadav was arrested in connection with the alleged case of sacrilege in Malerkotla.