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Ruckus at the opening of Signature Bridge: Delhi BJP chief, others file police complaints

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A day after a ruckus at the inaugural function of the here, several police complaints were filed Monday by the BJP, including one by its Manoj Tiwari, alleging that he was threatened and pushed by an MLA at the event.

Tiwari filed his complaint through e-mail to the of police (DCP) of northeast Delhi, BJP's said.

"In his complaint, the BJP has alleged that he was threatened by Aam Aadmi Party MLA Amanatullah Khan at the inaugural function Sunday," Bakshi told

Besides, four other complaints were filed by the office-bearers and workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Delhi unit, alleging violence by workers, he said.

Khan has denied the charge that he threatened Tiwari, saying it is "laughable".

Tiwari has alleged that Khan threatened to shoot him and pushed him from the stage, where the inaugural function was going on.

"Anyone can allege this. He (Tiwari) should present evidence if he has any in support of his allegation," Khan said.

The acrimony over the ruckus involving the and the BJP at the event continues with the former demanding Tiwari's arrest for "rioting" and posing "a threat to the security" of and his ministers.

Senior AAP leader said should order Tiwari's arrest.

A senior said one complaint from the AAP and five from the BJP were received in connection with Sunday's incident, adding that no case was lodged on the basis of the complaints so far.

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First Published: Mon, November 05 2018. 20:50 IST