Delhi Police on Friday arrived at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's home to review CCTV footage and question staff in the chief secretary's assault case.
A team including the local police, the cybercrime branch and forensic experts have visited Kejriwal's residence to look for CCTV footage.This is reportedly the first time Delhi Police has conducted a review at a chief minister's residence.
There are 21 cameras installed out of which 14 were operational& recording was off in 7. There was no camera in the room where the incident took place. The cameras were running behind time by 40 minutes. We have seized recordings of 21 CCTV cameras & a hard disk:ADGP North #Delhi pic.twitter.com/ItMJECUi9h— ANI (@ANI) February 23, 2018
According to Delhi government spokesperson, Arunodya Prakash, 60-70 policemen entered the chief minister's residence.
"Huge number of police force enters CM house without any intimation.. If this what they can to do an elected CM, think what they can with poor people!!!" Prakash wrote on Twitter.
There is minimum courtesy in democracy. Every citizen has rights under constitution. Is it an attempt to humiliate a CM who is working tirelessly for the poor and the last man of the society?— arunoday (@arunodayprakash) February 23, 2018
"There is minimum courtesy in democracy. Every citizen has rights under constitution. Is it an attempt to humiliate a CM who is working tirelessly for the poor and the last man of the society?" he tweeted.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said asserted that the courts must probe Judge Loya death, and asked if cops will "question" Amit Shah, following the police "search" at his residence.
Jitni shiddat se iss mamle (Delhi Chief Secy assault case) ki jaanch ho rahi hai mujhe khushi hai,honi chahiye, lekin main jaanch agencies se kehna chahta hu ke Judge Loya ke katal ki jaanch pe Amit Shah se puch-taach karne ki bhi himmat dikhayen to desh unko badhai dega-Delhi CM pic.twitter.com/p8uZG0wxmT— ANI (@ANI) February 23, 2018
A team of police has been sent to my house. They are currently searching my house. I appreciate this. But when will Amit Shah be probed over the death of Judge Loya?
The chief minister also tweeted that the Council of Ministers has sought an appointment with LG Anil Baijal to present their case on the alleged assault on the chief secretary.
Council of Ministers has sought an appointment to meet Hon’ble LG today— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) February 23, 2018
Reportedly, the police team has retrieved CCTV footage and questioning staff members on what happened on Monday night at a meeting in which Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash was allegedly attacked by two lawmakers of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).
Chief Secretary Prakash alleged that he was assaulted by Ajay Dutt and Prakash Jharwal at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence.
However, the Chief Minister's office denied the allegations saying the incident never took place.
In a statement, Kejriwal's office termed the allegation by Delhi Chief Secy bizarre and alleged that Chief Secy is playing into the hands of BJP.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's key aide VK Jain is also reported to have told a city court on Thursday that he had seen ruling party lawmakers assault Mr Prakash at Monday's midnight meeting at Kejriwal's house.