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Delhi CS assault case: Police detains AAP MLA Jarwal

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

legislator was detained tonight in connection with the alleged assault on the at the chief minister's residence, police said.

He was picked up from his house at Deoli and detained. There is a possibility he will be arrested later, sources said.

has alleged that he was assaulted by MLAs Amantullah Khan and others during a meeting at the Chief Minister's residence last night.

The Police has registered an FIR against Khan and others on the basis of Prakash's complaint.

Earlier, and Ajay Dutt, MLAs from Deoli and Ambedkar Nagar respectively, had claimed the bureaucrat made casteist remarks. They have lodged a complaint against him with the Police and the

unit's claimed that was "arrested" based on a "frivolous" complaint.

"Police arrested elected MLA without any evidence. What about arrest of IAS Officers who can be seen beating in Secretariate? There is FIR by as well as video evidence, but no arrests," Bharadwaj tweeted.

Utter chaos unfolded inside the Secretariat this morning as was mobbed by officials and staff, hours after Prakash was allegedly manhandled at the chief minister's residence.

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First Published: Wed, February 21 2018. 00:30 IST