AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan tries to surrender, cops refuse to arrest him

A case was registered against Khan and his brother last week on a complaint by his sister-in-law under various IPC sections.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published:September 19, 2016 2:14 am
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AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan, who is facing allegations of sexual harassment, Sunday went to Jamia Nagar Police station to surrender before police but they refused to apprehend him.”

“We will not arrest him now. Whatever he is doing is of his own accord. We will go by our investigation,” said a senior police officer.

On Saturday, the Okhla MLA had said police are “under pressure” to arrest him. On Sunday, he claimed police didn’t arrest him due to “public pressure”. However, senior police officers refuted the charges.

Khan had reached the Jamia Nagar police station with scores of his supporters. At 1.30 pm, he asked the officers to arrest him. “It is the victory of common people. Police didn’t arrest me because of public pressure,” he said.

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The AAP MLA had alleged that police want to arrest him in a false case. “I requested them to not do so since I am personally involved in the ongoing fogging work in my area but they said they are under pressure. I will be courting arrest at Jamia Nagar police station,” he had said yesterday.

A case was registered against Khan and his brother last week on a complaint by his sister-in-law under various IPC sections.