Delhi chief secretary assault case: Police summons AAP MLAs Nitin Tyagi, Rajesh Rishi for questioning

New Delhi: Delhi Police has summoned two AAP MLAs for questioning in connection with the alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residencein February, officials said.

The role of Nitin Tyagi and Rajesh Rishi in the alleged assault on the chief secretary is under investigation, an official said.

"They have been asked to be present at Civil Lines police station for questioning by 4 pm on Thursday," he said.

Eleven MLAs, apart from Kejriwal, his advisor VK Jain and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, were present in a meeting at the chief minister's residence when the alleged assault took place on the intervening night of February 19-20.

On 23 February, a police team examined the CCTV surveillance system installed at the chief minister's residence in Civil Lines and seized the hard disc.

Two AAP MLAs Amanatullah Khan and Prakash Jarwal were arrested and are presently in judicial custody in the case.

Jain was also questioned in connection with the alleged assault.


Updated Date: Mar 01, 2018 14:33 PM

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