AIIMS boundary wall case: AAP MLA Bharti arrested

New Delhi, Sep 22: AAP MLA Somnath Bharti was today arrested for allegedly inciting a crowd to damage part of the AIIMS boundary wall and misbehaving with security officials, becoming the second party legislator to be arrested by Delhi Police in the past 24 hours.

Bharti was arrested by a police team from Malviya Nagar in the afternoon and taken to Hauz Khas Police Station where the case was registered against him on September 11.

"He was taken to Hauz Khas Police Station and will be produced before a court later in the day," a senior south Delhi police officer said.

AAP MLA and chairman of Delhi Waqf Board Amanatullah Khan was yesterday arrested by south-east Delhi police in a case of sexual harassment filed against him by his sister in law.

The case against Bharti was registered on a complaint filed by chief security officer of AIIMS R S Rawat.