A day after Delhi chief secretary Anshu Prakash alleged that he was beaten up by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislators, the medical report confirmed that Prakash was a victim of physical assault, ANI reported.
There were cut marks and swelling on Prakash's face, and it can be confirmed that he was injured in a scuffle, the report said.
Police sources say medical report of Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash has confirmed injuries, there are cut marks & swelling on & near his face.
— ANI (@ANI) February 21, 2018
The report comes a day after the Aam Aadmi Party denied assaulting Prakash. A report on ABP Live quoted party leader Sanjay Singh as addressing a press conference, where he said, "Yes, an argument broke out. But, the statement that an assault took place is false." Meanwhile, the Delhi High Court refused to entertain a plea for judicial intervention. "The police is looking into the alleged assault on bureaucrat by AAP MLAs... will wait for the final outcome," the high court said.
Delhi High Court refuses to entertain plea for judicial intervention in the alleged scuffle between Delhi Chief secy and AAP MLAs. — ANI (@ANI) February 21, 2018
Meanwhile, AAP legislator Prakash Jarwal has been detained by the police. Jarwal was picked up from his house at Deoli and detained. There is a possibility he will be arrested later, sources said.
With inputs from agencies
Updated Date: Feb 21, 2018 14:58 PM