NEW DELHI: A probe by Delhi Police has revealed that 21 AAP MLAs have 24 criminal cases against them. Delhi Police will be wrapping up investigations in these cases and filing chargesheet in concerned court soon.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has been chargesheeted six times by Delhi Police and probe is on in two other cases. Kejriwal’s cases involve holding protest/demonstration despite prohibitory orders and preventing public servants from performing their duty.
Deputy CM Manish Sisodia, who participated at Railway Bhawan protest in January 2014, has been booked for violating prohibitory orders too.
In one case against Kejriwal, court has fixed August 4 as the date for arguments on charge.
Criminal case of cheating/forgery has been filed against ex-law minister Jitender Singh Tomar and preliminary probe has been ordered against AAP Karol Bagh MLA Vishesh Ravi.
AAP Kondli MLA Manoj Kumar is being probed on charges of cheating and forgery, instigating security forces and misbehaving with woman. He has four FIRs pending against him.
While AAP MLA from Uttam Nagar, Naresh Baliyan has been booked for distributing alcohol during elections, MLA from Tilak Nagar, Jarnail Singh, is facing probe for assaulting public servant.
Ex-law minister Somnath Bharti‘s wife too has accused him of physical and mental torture.
Source – The Economic Times