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Two AAP MLAs summoned for questioning in Delhi Chief Secretary assault case

Eleven MLAs, apart from Kejriwal, his advisor VK Jain and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, were present in a meeting at the chief minister's residence when the alleged assault took place.

Published: 01st March 2018 01:53 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st March 2018 01:53 PM   |  A+A-

Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash leads a candle light march from Delhi Secretariat to Rajghat over the recent assault on him by AAP MLAs in New Delhi on Wednesday. | PTI

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Delhi Police has summoned two AAP MLAs for questioning in connection with the alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence last month, officials said.

The role of Nitin Tyagi and Rajesh Rishi in the alleged assault on the chief secretary is under investigation, an official said.

"They have been asked to be present at Civil Lines police station for questioning by 4 PM today," he said.

Eleven MLAs, apart from Kejriwal, his advisor VK Jain and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, were present in a meeting at the chief minister's residence when the alleged assault took place on the intervening night of February 19-20.

On February 23, a police team examined the CCTV surveillance system installed at the chief minister's residence in Civil Lines and seized the hard disc.

Two AAP MLAs Amanatullah Khan and Prakash Jarwal were arrested and are presently in judicial custody in the case.

Jain was also questioned in connection with the alleged assault.

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