Bail plea of AAP legislator Amanatullah Khan rejected

New Delhi: A court on Tuesday rejected the bail plea of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Amanatullah Khan, arrested on the charge of threatening a woman, and sent him to 14 days judicial custody.

Amanatullah Khan. Image courtesy: @KhanAmanatullah/Twitter

Amanatullah Khan. Image courtesy: @KhanAmanatullah/Twitter

Khan, who represents Okhla, was presented in the court after the expiry of his one day police custody.

The 35-year-old woman had filed a complaint against Khan on 20 July for threatening her with dire consequences.

A case was registered against the legislator under Sections 308 (attempt to commit culpable homicide), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation), 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) and 34 (common intention) of the Indian Penal Code at the Jamia Nagar police station in south Delhi on 20 July.

Police arrested Khan on Sunday. Khan filed a counter-case on Saturday and claimed he was not even in Delhi when he is alleged to have threatened the woman.

The AAP released a secretly shot video of the woman on Saturday, wherein she is allegedly heard saying she was told by the Station House Officer concerned to level rape charges against Khan.

 


Updated Date: Jul 26, 2016 21:41 PM

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