Asked why party fielded Bharti who is facing serious charges, AAP maintained that the former Law Minister was innocent.
Court dismissed complaint on grounds that cognizance for alleged offence cannot be taken without previous sanction of state govt.
Bharti and his advocate alleged that the law was “grossly misused” by police who had implicated him by fabricating evidence and suppressed 13 crucial facts from the court.
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He and 17 others have been charged under various sections including molestation.
AAP leader Somnath Bharti reached the spot and demanded the arrest of the two men involved in the case.
L-G told AAP that he would talk to both the Congress and BJP and soon send a report on the matter to the President.
When the IO did not turn up today with the status report, court directed him to remain present “in person” on August 2.
As AAP workers alleged they were being singled out and protested, an argument ensued.
The FIR has named Kumar Vishwas, Somnath Bharti and two other party members for violating prohibitory orders.
AAP has also sent a letter to the Election Commission seeking extra deployment of security forces.
Bharti was assaulted last night allegedly by a group of BJP workers at the Assi Ghat area in Varanasi.
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AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal said the attackers were not from Varanasi and were not aware of the city’s culture.
AAP leader Somnath Bharti along with his driver were thrashed by people wearing BJP caps in Varanasi.