New Delhi: AAP candidate approaches police against retd official

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New Delhi, Nov 29: Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Rajender Nagar Assembly seat on Friday filed a police complaint against a retired ACP of Delhi Police for allegedly "forcibly offering" Rs five lakh in cash as donation for the party.

The candidate Vijendra Garg filed a complaint with Inderpuri police station alleging that Devendra Kumar, who retired as ACP in Delhi Police "offered a brown envelop" to him by repeatedly saying "loudly" that it contained Rs five lakhs which he should accept as party fund.

AAP candidate forced to accept donations, files complaint

"He had been calling me for the last three four days on my mobile number. Today he again called me from his mobile and insisted on meeting me briefly. "As I was heading towards Naraina for some election related work he insisted on catching up with me on my way. I meet all known and unknown people and hence agreed and met him on my way towards Naraina near the Naraina Loha Mandi Red light at around 12:15 pm on Friday," Garg said in his complaint.

During the meeting, he started to act suspiciously and surprising he started forcibly offering a brown envelop to me telling repeatedly and loudly that it contains Rs five lakhs which I should accept as a party fund, he added.

"Obviously, I refused his offer and left the spot but the said incidence has left me with high suspicion that aforesaid act of Devendra Kumar, retired ACP Delhi was a deliberate act arising out of malafide to malign and tarnish my image.

"He also might be carrying a spy camera to doctor a sting which can hamper my chances of victory into the upcoming elections," Kumar said, requesting the Station House Officer to take appropriate action.


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