Delhi HC to hear CM Arvind Kejriwal’s aide Bibhav Kumar’s plea today


Delhi High Court to hear Bibhav Kumar’s plea towards arrest in Swati Maliwal assault case, claiming his detention was unlawful.

The Delhi High Court has agreed to hear a plea on Friday from Bibhav Kumar, an in depth aide of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, difficult his arrest for allegedly assaulting AAP Rajya Sabha MP Swati Maliwal earlier this month. Kumar’s petition, which was urgently talked about earlier than a bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Manmohan and Justice Manmeet PS Arora, is scheduled for a listening to today which is May 31.

Bibhav Kumar, represented by advocate Rajat Bhardwaj, is in search of to have his arrest declared unlawful. He argues that his arrest violated Section 41A of the Code of Criminal Procedure and was towards authorized mandates. Kumar can be requesting compensation for what he describes as his “illegal” arrest and is asking for departmental motion towards the officers liable for his detention.

The controversy started when Swati Maliwal accused Kumar of assaulting her on the Chief Minister’s official residence on May 13. Following these allegations, Kumar was arrested on May 18 and subsequently positioned in police custody for 5 days. A magisterial courtroom famous that his anticipatory bail plea was rendered moot by his arrest. On May 16, an FIR was filed towards Kumar below a number of sections of the Indian Penal Code, together with prison intimidation, assault or prison pressure on a lady with intent to disrobe, and tried culpable murder.

Earlier, on Monday, a periods courtroom dismissed Kumar’s bail plea, indicating that Maliwal’s allegations appeared to be real and never premeditated. Following his preliminary police custody, Kumar was positioned in four-day judicial custody final Friday.

Kumar’s plea to the Delhi High Court features a demand for his arrest to be overturned, compensation for the alleged wrongful arrest, and disciplinary measures towards the officers concerned in his detention. The case continues to unfold, with the excessive courtroom set to deliberate on the matter additional on Friday.

Nilesh Desai
Nilesh Desai
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