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Car once used by Kejriwal stolen; AAP slams LG

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A car used by Chief Minister Kejriwal earlier was stolen here on Thursday and the (AAP) later slammed the Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal for the "poor" and order situation in the city.

The blue colour WagonR car, registered in the name of the (AAP), was being used by party's media coordinator Vandana Singh and was stolen from outside the Secretariat Gate No.3, a police officer said.

An FIR has been registered in connection with the incident.

Later in the day, Chief Spokesperson Saurabh Bharadwaj said "Chief Minister's personal car was stolen today" and added that "there can never be a bigger question mark on the and order situation (of Delhi)".

Bharadwaj said the Lt. Governor's primary responsibility was to look after the and order situation of the national capital and check whether the police were doing their duty properly.

He said newspapers were full of reports of thefts and rape in the city and urged the Lt. Governor to make sure that the city became a safe place to live in.

The leader added it would really help the citizens of if Baijal started concentrating on law and order situation of the city, instead of creating obstacles in the functioning of the Delhi government.

The car had been gifted to Kejriwal by a party supporter. The Chief Minister now uses an official car.

Deputy Commissioner of Police Mandeep Singh Randhawa told IANS: "We have received a complaint regarding theft of a blue colour WagonR car bearing registration number DL9CG9769 from It was stolen at around 1 p.m. The police are examining the CCTV camera's footage of the secretariat and efforts are on to identify the accused person."



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First Published: Thu, October 12 2017. 20:16 IST