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CS assault case: CM should join probe without indulging in politics, says Delhi BJP

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The BJP today expressed hope that would join the police probe into assault case without "indulging in politics".

The "conspiracy" of assault on Prakash was "hatched" at Kejriwal's residence so it was no surprise that he was to be questioned by the police, alleged Vijender Gupta, BJP of Opposition in the Assembly.

The Police today sent a notice to Kejriwal, asking him to appear before it in connection with the alleged assault on the

"The should cooperate in investigation instead of indulging in politics over it," Gupta said.

He also criticised the for delaying the questioning of Kejriwal in connection with the case.

"It is a delayed step by the police. I fail to understand why police was hesitant in questioning him," he said.

Last month, Kejriwal's and party volunteer were also questioned in connection with the case.

The police have already questioned 11 MLAs who were present at the chief minister's residence for the meeting on February 19 in which Prakash was allegedly attacked.

Kejriwal, his former V K Jain and Deputy were also present there.

The alleged assault on the had triggered a bitter tussle between the and its bureaucracy.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 17:10 IST