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Delhi CS assault: AAP MLA Sanjeev Jha questioned

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Police today questioned MLA for nearly four hours today in connection with the alleged assault on even as two legislators Rituraj and have been called for questioning.

was summoned for questioning on Sunday.

The Burari MLA arrived at the station at around 4 pm and was questioned till 8 pm, the police said.

An said they have also summoned Rituraj and Gupta. While Rituraj has been called for questioning tomorrow, Gupta has been called day after tomorrow.

The role of both the MLAs in the case is under investigation as they were present at Arvind Kejriwal's residence, when the alleged assault took place on the night of February 19.

Last week MLAs and were questioned in the matter. has also been questioned.

Eleven MLAs, apart from Kejriwal, his former V K Jain and Deputy Manish Sisodia, were present during the meeting when Prakash was allegedly attacked.

Jain, who was also questioned in the case, resigned yesterday, citing personal reasons.

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

Two other AAP MLAs - Amanatullah Khan and Prakash Jarwal - were arrested in the case.

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

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

First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 00:05 IST