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Court orders framing of charges against AAP MLA for rioting, outraging modesty of woman

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A court ordered framing of charges against (AAP) MLA Thursday for allegedly outraging the modesty of a woman and rioting in the Govindpuri area here in 2016.

said "prima facie" there were enough evidence to put the and his associate, Yovan Sharma, on trial.

"I have no reason to believe at this stage, considering the statements of the victims that the allegations are groundless," the said.

According to the police, in March 2016, both the accused, along with their supporters, had entered the house of a man, assaulted him and outraged the modesty of a female family member in the Govindpuri area of south

The court directed framing of charges against Mohaniya under sections 452 (house-trespass), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) and 147 (rioting) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

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First Published: Thu, October 11 2018. 18:05 IST