Delhi: 2 AAP MLAs booked for clashing with cops in Burari

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New Delhi, Feb 21: An FIR has been registered against AAP MLA Sanjiv Jha from Burari and Akhilesh Tripathi from Model Town for rioting in Burari.

2 AAP MLAs booked for rioting
As per reports, a violent clash took place with police at Burari police station in north Delhi on Friday which left 15 people injured.

The supporters of AAP MLAs have also been booked, six of whom have been arrested.

As per reports, more than 1000 people gathered at the Burari police station. Hey accused police of protecting wrong people.

Nine policemen and six AAP members, including Jha, were injured in the clash which erupted after Jha's vehicle was not allowed entry into the Burari police station, where he and his supporters had come around 11 pm yesterday to register a case against an alleged kidnapper whom they had caught abducting a boy from Pradhan Enclave colony.

Soon, Tripathi also came with his supporters. As AAP workers pelted stones at police, cops resorted to lathicharge.

Several vehicles were also damaged in the clash and those injured were taken to hospitals.

"The AAP MLA's vehicle was unidentified, (it) did not have any sticker on it; so it was stopped. There were some anti-social elements who started stone pelting over the issue. We have registered an FIR in which the two MLAs have been named along with others," DCP (North) Madhur Verma said.

The FIR was registered under sections of rioting, unlawful assembly, obstructing public servant from carrying out his duty, assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty, voluntarily causing hurt, criminal intimidation and mischief at Burari Police Station.

OneIndia News

(With inputs from agencies)

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