Delhi court sends Ashish Pandey to 14-day judicial custody after rejecting bail plea, issuing non-bailable warrant
The court had earlier rejected his bail plea and issued a non-bailable warrant against him. A video of the incident which occurred on 14 October went viral on social media resulting in public outrage. It prompted the police to step in and launch a hunt for the accused who had gone missing after the incident.
Delhi court dismisses bail plea of Ashish Pandey, sends BSP leader's gun brandishing son to judicial custody till Monday
On Thursday, the court had accepted the surrender plea submitted by Pandey. In a video statement, which was tweeted out by journalists, Pandey claimed that he was branded as a wanted criminal by the media and is a victim of a media trial.
Delhi's Patiala House Court accepts Ashish Pandey's surrender plea; ex-BSP MP's son claims to be victim of media trial
In his statement, Ashish Pandey admitted that the 'incident' did take place at the Delhi hotel and that he was informed about the same when the video went viral.