AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal booked for molestation, assault

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New Delhi, July 8: After AAP MLA Dinesh Mohaniya was embroiled in a controversy for assaulting a woman, another MLA from the party has been booked for a similar offence.

An FIR has been filed against AAP MLA from Deoli, Prakash Jarwal under sections 354, 506, 509 and 34 of IPC for misbehaving with a woman.

Also read: AAP MLA Dinesh Mohaniya detained

AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal

The FIR has been filed at Greater Kailash police station by the victim. The victim has alleged that Jarwal mistreated her and also molested her.

This, however, is not the first time that Jarwal has been embroiled in a controversy. In May 2014, he was arrested for allegedly assaulting a junior engineer from the Delhi Jal Board (DJB). He was arrested following a complaint from DJB officials.

This is the second such incident invilving AAP leaders in the past few weeks. Earlier AAP MLA Dinesh Mohaniya was arrested by Delhi Police after an FIR was filed agaisnt him for assaulting a woman. He was later granted bail by Saket court.

Meanwhile, all these incidents are being seen as a major setback for the party that has been campaigning for the upcoming Punjab and Goa assembly elections.

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