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Delhi HC grants bail to AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal in CS assault case

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The High Court today granted to MLA Prakash Jarwal, who was arrested for allegedly assaulting during a meeting at Arvind Kejriwal's residence here.

Justice allowed the plea of who was arrested on February 20, a day after the alleged incident.

The court had earlier reserved the plea of the and said that it was a very unfortunate situation where the state and the officers feel unsafe and are being threatened by each other.

The bail plea of Okhla MLA Amanatullah Khan, who was also arrested in the case on February 21, is pending before the court.

A magisterial court had earlier denied bail to both of them, saying the matter cannot be treated in "a casual and routine manner" while dubbing them as "history-sheeters".

had then moved a sessions court and was again denied the relief with the court saying the situation could not be more alarming when lawmakers do not respect the rule of law.

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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 11:10 IST