Delhi Court Discharges Three Aam Aadmi Party MLAs In 2017 Case Of Abusing Woman On Assembly Premises
A Delhi Court on Tuesday discharged three Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs in a case registered in 2017 for allegedly manhandling and abusing a woman on the assembly premises.
The Court finds no prima facie case is made out against accused persons-- Oklha AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan, Malviya Nagar MLA Somnath Bharti and Tilak Nagar MLA Jarnail Singh--and discharged them of all charges.
Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Dharmender Singh on Tuesday said, "This court is of the considered view that in view of the lacunae in the material produced by the prosecution, no grave suspicion has arisen and accordingly, no prima facie case is made out against accused persons and they are discharged."
The court while passing the order also stated that it has considered that the several lacunae in the material produced by the prosecution grave suspicion does not arise in the present case. It is also relevant to mention here that despite the version of the complainant that the crowd was present there, none from the said crowd has been cited as a prosecution witness, the court noted.