AAP MLA's Husband Arrested for Assault

Published: 12th July 2015 04:08 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th July 2015 04:08 AM   |  A+A-


Congress leader Sajjan Kumar (File photo/ ENS)

NEW DELHI: The AAP faced another embarrassment on Saturday as Delhi Police registered a case of rioting and assault against husband of AAP MLA from Shalimar Bagh and Deputy Speaker of Delhi Assembly, Bandana Kumari.

An FIR was lodged against Sajjan Kumar, husband of Bandana, for threatening a Sarvodaya Vidyalaya School principal in an admission-related case in the school. In a complaint to Shalimar Bagh police station, school principal Ranjeet Singh alleged that Sajjan had misbehaved with him and even assaulted him.   “On receiving the complaint, we registered a case against Sajjan under Section 146 (rioting), 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty), and 506/34 (punishment for criminal intimidation) of Indian penal Code,” said a senior police officer.

The officer said that the victim submitted a recording of the incident along with the complaint. “The recording clearly shows that Sajjan had threatened and assaulted the principal,” the officer said. 

In the complaint, Ranjeet said Sajjan had introduced himself as husband of Dy Speaker of Delhi Assembly.


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