Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal broke his silence and hit back at BJP MP Maheish Girri, questioning whether the murder of a person is a topic to debate.
“Do we have an open debates on murder cases?” Kejriwal said, speaking to reporters in New Delhi.
Girri, the BJP MP from East Delhi and also BJP’s national secretary has been sitting on a hunger strike outside Kejriwal’s residence in Delhi since Sunday evening demanding Kejriwal either debate him or issue an apology.
If Del police were wid us, Mahesh Giri n Karan Singh Tanwar wud have been arrested and interrogated by now in MM Khan murder case
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) June 20, 2016
Kejriwal, on June 15, had accused Girri of being involved in the murder of NDMC employee MM Khan. Reacting to it, Girri had challenged Kejriwal for an open debate but he did not respond.
Kejriwal had said that the police was protecting Girri and Lt Governor was helping him escape a probe. On Monday, he reiterated his stand and demanded that the Delhi Police arrest him and investigate the matter.
MM Khan’s daughter also commented on the whole controversy and said that she did not want any politicisation of her father’s death. “We are only seeking justice for him,” she told news agency ANI.