Nine AAP MLAs to be questioned by police in Anshu Prakash assault case

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New Delhi | Published: February 23, 2018 12:36:48 PM

After the arrest of two AAP MLAs who were involved in the alleged assault on Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash, the Delhi Police is expected to summon nine more MLAs who were present at the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's house where the alleged assault took place.

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After the arrest of two AAP MLAs who were involved in the alleged assault on Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash, the Delhi Police is expected to summon nine more MLAs who were present at the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s house where the alleged assault took place. So far, two AAP MLAs Amanatullah Khan and Prakash Jarwal have been arrested and sent to 14 days in judicial custody. Police have confirmed that the names of the nine AAP MLAs have come up during the investigations. As per a report by The Indian Express, a senior police official said, “With the opinion of legal experts the Delhi Police has decided to record their statements. This will only help the statement by Arvind Kejriwal’s advisor, V K Jain — who made the claim that Khan and Jarwal physically assaulted the Anshu Prakash — with their statements.”

As per the sources, PWD has been asked to present the CCTV footage of the CM’s residence from the night of February 19 to investigators. As of now, the footage that has been given is the front gate only. And as per the footage, Delhi CS Anshu Prakash is seen entering and exiting Kejriwal’s residence. “Post the scanning of the footage, we would want to be sure of Prakash’s condition after he walked out of the meeting,” the report cited police sources as saying.

As per the sources, the police have decided that they will not take any legal action against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia. As per the police, both of them will explain their role in the chargesheet.

Meanwhile, AAP senior leader Ashutosh has lashed out at Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and alleged him to be “an agent of BJP”. Ashutosh cited another incident where AAP leaders Imran Hussain and Ashish Khetan were allegedly attacked, but the action was yet to be taken on the complaints filed by them.

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