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Kejriwal, Tiwari, Amanatullah booked for Signature Bridge scuffle

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The Police on Saturday booked Minister Arvind Kejriwal, MLA Amanatullah Khan, and BJP's Manoj in connection with the scuffle at the inauguration of the here, police said.

Two FIRs including one against Khan was registered on the complaint of B.N. Jha, a BJP from east Delhi, while the other one against Kejriwal was registered on the complaint of Tiwari, a senior police told IANS on the condition on anonymity.

A third FIR was registered against on the complaint of Taukir, an worker, said, adding that all the FIRs were registered under causing hurt, criminal intimidation, attempt to commit culpable homicide, wrongful restraint, and other relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code.

According to police, the FIRs were registered on Tuesday but the cases were transferred from the local police to the Crime Branch for further probe on Saturday.

"In the next couple of days, we are likely to call Khan for interrogation to ascertain the exact sequence of crime that happened on the day of inauguration of the Signature Bridge," said.

During the inauguration of the bridge on November 4, and workers were seen clashing with each other, following a scuffle between both the parties' leaders.



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First Published: Sat, November 10 2018. 18:02 IST