New Delhi: In a fresh development in Anshu Prakash alleged assault case, the next date for scrutiny of documents has been fixed for December 7, 2018, news agency ANI reported.
Earlier on August 13, Delhi police filed a chargesheet in connection with the alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash, naming Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, deputy CM Manish Sisodia, and 11 other Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs. The final report was filed before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal who put up the matter for consideration on August 25.
Others who were named as accused in the charge sheet were 11 AAP MLAs — Amanatullah Khan, Prakash Jarwal, Nitin Tyagi, Rituraj Govind, Sanjeev Jha, Ajay Dutt, Rajesh Rishi, Rajesh Gupta, Madan Lal, Parveen Kumar, and Dinesh Mohania.
The Delhi Police had on May 18 questioned Kejriwal for over three hours in connection with the alleged assault on Prakash.
On February 20, 2018, the Chief Secretary had lodged a police complaint and alleged that he was manhandled at Arvind Kejriwal’s residence by the two lawmakers. The Chief Secretary said that he was attacked in the presence of Kejriwal, after being summoned to discuss Aadhaar-related problems. The alleged assault on the chief secretary had triggered a bitter tussle between the Delhi government and its bureaucrats.