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Delhi Police implicates Kejriwal in CS Anshu Prakash assault case

By Chennabasaveshwar
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    New Delhi, Aug 20: The Delhi Police's chargesheet implicated Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash. The document names Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. PTI file photo

    According to CNN-News18 report, Delhi police chargesheet alleged assault on Delhi Chief Secy was deliberate. 'It was the first midnight meeting held by CM in three years. CCTV wires were also disconnected," CNN-News18 quoted Delhi police as saying.

    [Read more: Delhi: AAP seeks court's direction to stop cops from sharing chargesheet contents with media]

    The Delhi Police had on May 18 questioned Kejriwal for over three hours in connection with the alleged assault on Prakash.

    Prakash was allegedly assaulted during a meeting at Kejriwal's official residence on February 19. The police said the chief minister was present when the alleged assault took place.

    [Read more: AAP will not join opposition alliance for 2019 Lok Sabha polls: Kejriwal]

    Police have already questioned 11 AAP MLAs present at the chief minister's residence for the meeting. Two of the party MLAs -- Amantullah Khan and Prakash Jarwal --were arrested in the case.

    (With PTI inputs)

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