Police Take Swati Maliwal Assault Case Accused To Arvind Kejriwal's Home

Bibhav Kumar was arrested from Arvind Kejriwal’s residence on Saturday (File)

New Delhi:

The police took Bibhav Kumar, accused of assaulting AAP MP Swati Maliwal, to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence at the moment to recreate the alleged crime scene, an officer stated.

Mr Kumar has been interrogated and the statements of round 20 folks have been recorded in reference to the case, the Delhi Police officer stated.

The statements of the Chief Minister and his household can also be taken if required, he stated.

On Saturday, Mr Kejriwal’s aide was arrested from the Chief Minister’s residence and despatched to five-day police custody.

“A staff of Delhi Cops took him to the Chief Minister’s residence to recreate the crime scene and corroborate the sequence of the incident round 5:45 pm. They remained there for nearly an hour and later took him to his home, which is in the identical space,” the officer stated.

Swati Maliwal filed an FIR towards Bibhav Kumar for allegedly assaulting her when she had gone to fulfill Mr Kejriwal at his residence in Delhi’s Civil Traces space on Might 13. The Delhi Police later added one other cost within the FIR – destruction of proof, the officer stated.

Throughout interrogation, the investigators requested Mr Kumar why he had gone to the Chief Minister’s home on Might 18, 5 days after the alleged incident and the day he was arrested. He was additionally requested about his equation with Ms Maliwal and why she was at Mr Kejriwal’s dwelling on Might 13, the officer stated.

In response to police, the statements of round 20 folks, together with the Delhi Police personnel who attended the PCR calls made by Ms Maliwal from the Chief Minister’s residence, have been recorded. This additionally consists of some personnel posted on the Civil Traces police station, the police stated.

The officer stated there are a number of extra folks whose statements are but to be recorded.

The investigators plan to take Mr Kumar to Mumbai as they believe he has dumped his telephone knowledge on one other system earlier than getting it formatted, the officer stated.

Mr Kumar’s telephone and the CCTV’s DVR had been recovered from Mr Kejriwal’s dwelling and will probably be despatched to the forensic laboratory for additional examinations. Footage from eight CCTV cameras and DVRs had been collected however some didn’t have movies of the incident, the officer stated.

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