Kejriwal, Sisodia, 9 others discharged in Delhi Chief Secretary assault case

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The court, however, has ordered charges be framed against AAP MLAs Amanatullah Khan and Prakash Jarwal.

Delhi Chief Secretary assault case
Kejriwal, Sisodia, 9 others discharged in Delhi Chief Secretary assault case (File Photo )

Delhi Chief Secretary assault case: A Delhi court on Wednesday released Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and nine others in connection with the attack on former chief minister Anshu Prakash.

A special MP / MLA court, headed by Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sachin Gupta, announced the discharge order in Rouse Avenue Court.

However, Magistrate Gupta directed the AAP to register charges against MLAs Amanatullah Khan and Prakash Jarwal.

Police have registered a case against Kejriwal and 12 others under Section 186 (obstruction of a government employee in the conduct of public functions), 353 (assault or criminal force to prevent a public servant from performing his duties), 332 (harm to obstruct the public voluntarily). A servant from his duty), 323 (causing harm), 342 (punishment for false detention), 504 (intentional insult with intent to incite a breach of peace), 120-B (punishment for criminal conspiracy), and 149 (assembly for a crime committed by every member of the general public prosecution‌ Convict), others in the Indian Penal Code.

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It is alleged that the attack took place at Kejriwal’s residence on the night between 19 and 20 February 2018, where Prakash was called for a meeting.

A case has been registered against Prakash. He alleged that Opposition MLAs attacked him. Along with Kejriwal and Sisodia, MLAs Amanatullah Khan, Prakash Jarwal, Nitin Tyagi, Rituraj Govind, Sanjeev, Ajay Dutt, Rajesh Rishi, Rajesh Gupta, Madan Lal, Parveen Kumar and Dinesh Mohania have been named as accused in the case.

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