CM Kejriwal booked for making ‘provocative’ speeches

CM Kejriwal booked for making ‘provocative’ speeches

kejariwalNEW DELHI: Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has been booked for allegedly making provocative speeches and violating prohibitory orders (Section 144 of CrPC) during his protests at Rail Bhavan on January 20 and 21.

The joint commissioner of police (New Delhi range), M K Meena, refused to divulge details but said Delhi Police was following the law.

Delhi Police have now registered four FIRs in connection with the protests. Two cases have been filed for obstructing policemen and injuring them and the fourth one has been lodged on the complaint of a man who had gone to meet the chief minister there but was allegedly hit by a car with AAP supporters in it, police said.

Sources said the two cases for assaulting and obstructing policemen have been registered under Sections 186 and 333 of IPC on the complaint of cops. The FIRs say how the policemen were not allowed to maintain law and order and 19 policemen were injured in the violence caused by AAP supporters.

The third FIR was registered as one of the protesters got severely injured during the protest after a car rammed him on Monday noon. Praveen Tobadia, a teacher, received a fracture in his leg.

Section 509 of IPC (outraging a woman’s modesty) has also been added to this FIR following a complaint from some women teachers. Police said they have received footage from the media and will use it as an evidence in the case.

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