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CS assault case: Police to question Kejriwal

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Police has sent a notice to asking him to appear before it in connection with the alleged assault on in February, police said today.

Reacting sharply to the development, has alleged that is "misusing" police to "bother" Kejriwal.

A said that the notice was sent to Kejriwal today to join the investigations on May 18 at 11 am.

The notice said, "You (Kejriwal) are required to attend investigation and be available at your residence/office on May 18 at 11 AM. In the event, such timing is not convenient to you due to exigencies, kindly intimate an alternate time."

However, Kejriwal has not responded to the notice, the said.

There is also a possibility that the police may also ask Kejriwal's deputy to join the investigation after the

Reacting sharply to the police notice, AAP's Delhi said, "It is for the first time in that a is being examined in a fake case. Modi ji is misusing the police to bother the chief minister but people stand by Kejriwal."

He also alleged that the is "pressurising" Prakash to pursue a false case against the supremo.

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

Police have already questioned the 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 VK Jain and were also present there.

On February 23, a police team had examined the CCTV system installed at the chief minister's residence in the Civil Lines area and seized the hard disk. The forensic report on the hard disk is still awaited.

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

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 16:45 IST