Anshu Prakash case: Kejriwal wants entire proceeding to be recorded

New Delhi, May 18: Perhaps Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had no other option. Therefor he has agreed to join the police investigation on Friday in a case of alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash in February, police said on Thursday.AAP was fuming when Kejriwal was aske to join police investigation.

Kejriwal, in a letter, urged the Station House Officer of the Civil Lines police station to defer the meeting from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday.

He also said that he will video record the entire proceedings.

"I wish to video record the entire proceedings during the investigation. If you have any objection, then I would request you to kindly make arrangements at your end to video record the same," Kejriwal wrote.

On February 20, the Chief Secretary alleged that he was assaulted by two Aam Aadmi Party MLAs - Amanatullah Khan and Prakash Jarwal - in the presence of Kejriwal at the Chief Minister's residence.

So far, the police have questioned 11 AAP MLAs who were present in the meeting at the Chief Minister's residence on February 19.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has agreed to join the investigation in the case of alleged assault of Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash, the police said today.

In a letter addressed to Station House Officer of Civil Lines Police Station, the chief minister said he would be available at 5 pm on Friday at his camp office. The police had yesterday sent him a notice to join the investigation on Friday at 11 am.
News24Bureau with Agencies