FIR against AAP Wazirpur nominee for assaulting party activist

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New Delhi, Jan 10:  An FIR was registered against Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Wazirpur Assembly seat Rajesh Gupta and his supporters for allegedly assaulting a party volunteer.

In his complaint to the police, the victim, identified as Archit Gupta, said he was attacked by Rajesh and his aides for "not supporting him (Rajesh) during an internal party voting".

FIR against AAP Wazirpur nominee

"Archit has claimed that Gupta and his supporters then had a scuffle with him, which led to injuries on his hand and face and left him with a broken tooth," said a police officer. The alleged incident took place around 8:30 PM on Wednesday during an AAP meeting in Wazirpur Industrial area.

A case under Section 325 (punishment for voluntarily causing grievous hurt) and Section 34 (common intention) of IPC has been registered at Ashok Vihar police station after Archit's medical examination confirmed assault.

Nobody has been arrested in this case so far, the officer added.


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