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Anshu Prakash assault case: AAP plea dismissed, Court refuses to restrain media

By Chennabasaveshwar
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    New Delhi, Aug 25: Delhi's Patiala House court on Saturday dismissed AAP MLAs' plea to restrain police from sharing information with media in Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash alleged assault case. The court will consider charge-sheet on September 18.

    Arvind Kejriwal

    Delhi Police says, "AAP leaders are making derogatory remarks on Delhi police. They are maligning our image & also trying to influence court proceedings."

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    Counsel for AAP said, 'this is not a simple matter. Chief Secretary is complainant and the Chief Minister is accused. Delhi police trying to make this a media trial'.

    Delhi Police had filed a chargesheet on August 13. Subsequently, the AAP had approached the Patiala House Court seeking an order to restrain cops from sharing contents of the chargesheet with the media.

    The Delhi Police named Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia and 11 other AAP MLAs as accused in its charge sheet in the case.

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    Kejriwal and Sisodia have been booked for criminal conspiracy - the duo can be jailed for a minimum of one year and a maximum of three years if convicted. Nine other AAP MLAs have been booked for criminal conspiracy.

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