AAP vs chief secy: Delhi HC refuses plea for judicial intervention

ANI | Updated: Feb 21, 2018 12:48 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb. 21 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to entertain a plea for judicial intervention in the alleged scuffle between Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs.

Meanwhile, a delegation of Congress leaders met Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal to discuss the matter.

The Delhi Police has registered an FIR against AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan and arrested MLA Prakash Jarwal in the matter till now.

Earlier in the day, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal evaded question on the issue.

This reaction of Kejriwal came a day after the alleged assault on the Delhi Chief Secretary sparked controversy in the nation.

On Tuesday, the Chief Secretary lodged a police complaint and alleged that he was manhandled at Kejriwal's residence by two lawmakers of the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) - Ajay Dutt and Prakash Jarwal.

The Chief Secretary said that he was attacked in the presence of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal after being summoned for discussions on Aadhaar -related problems. (ANI)