Delhi Chief Secretary assault: Police to question CM Arvind Kejriwal

Police have so far questioned the 11 MLAs who were present at Kejriwal's residence for the meeting on February 19 when the incident happened.

Published: 16th May 2018 02:59 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2018 04:14 PM   |  A+A-

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (File | PTI)

By Express News Service

NEW DELHI: The Delhi police on Wednesday issued a notice under Section 160 of CrPC to Delhi Chief Minister, asking him to join the investigation in the alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash. 

The notice was issued months after the Delhi police first arrested two MLAs Amanatullah Khan and Prakash Jarwal, also conducted search operation on February 23 at CM's residence in North Delhi's Civil Lines area to recover CCTV's footage. 

"In relation to the above-mentioned case registered on the complaint of Sh. Anshu Prakash, Chief Secretary. GNCTD of Delhi, dated 20.02.2018. you are required to attend investigation, being acquainted with the facts and circumstances of the case, as reflected In the FIR. Kindly make it convenient to be available at your residence/office on 18.05,2018. In the event, such timing is not convenient to you due to official engagements. Kindly intimate," Delhi police notice accessed by New Indian Express said.

Police have so far questioned the 11 MLAs who were present at Kejriwal's residence for the meeting on February 19 when the incident happened. CM’s private secretary Bibhav Kumar was also questioned in connection with the case, last month after which police had claimed that there may have been a “pre-planned conspiracy” to attack Prakash at the CM’s house.

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