The Delhi Police on Monday filed its 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.
Prakash was allegedly assaulted during a meeting at Kejriwal’s official residence on February 19. The police said the chief minister was present when the alleged assault took place.
Police have already questioned 11 AAP MLAs present at the chief minister’s residence for the meeting. Two of the party MLAs — Amantullah Khan and Prakash Jarwal –were arrested in the case.
The alleged assault on the chief secretary had triggered a bitter tussle between the Delhi government and its bureaucrats.