File photo of Anshu Prakash
File photo of Anshu Prakash

Delhi chief secretary Anshu Prakash transferred

ANI | Updated: Nov 17, 2018 23:50 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov 17 (ANI): Anshu Prakash, who had accused Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ministers of allegedly assaulting him during a late night meeting at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence, has been transferred.
Prakash, who was the chief secretary of New Delhi, has been appointed as the Additional Secretary, Department of Telecommunications, by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet.
On February 20, Prakash had lodged a police complaint alleging that he was manhandled at the Delhi Chief Minister's residence by two AAP legislators - Amanatullah Khan and Prakash Jarwal.
Prakash had alleged that he was thrashed by Khan and Jarwal at Kejriwal's residence, where he had been called to discuss Aadhaar-related problems.
Khan and Jarwal were arrested the next day and were sent to a 14-day judicial custody, which was further extended by 14 days. The two AAP leaders were later granted bail by the Delhi High Court.On August 13, the Delhi Police named Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and 11 AAP MLAs in the 1300-page charge sheet that was filed under Sections 186, 323, 332, 342, 353, 504, 506(ii), 120B, 109, 114, 149, 34 and 36 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).  (ANI)