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    Delhi Police team at Kejriwal residence, seizes CCTV digital video recorder

    The Hawk
    May19/ 2024
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    The police seized electronic devices, including a CCTV DVR, to examine footage from the incident on May 13. Maliwal claims the footage is being tampered with. Bibhav Kumar, a close aide of Kejriwal, was arrested and is accused of molestation and attempted culpable homicide.

    Security personnel at Kejriwal's residence

    New Delhi: A Delhi Police team reached the official residence of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday in connection with its investigation in the alleged assault on AAP Rajya Sabha MP Swati Maliwal, sources said.

    They said the police team collected electronic devices including CCTV DVR (digital video recorder) to potentially get the footage of the alleged assault on Maliwal on May 13 when Bibhav Kumar, Kejriwal's close aide, allegedly attacked her at the CM's residence.

    Maliwal has alleged that the CCTV footage of the CM's residence was being tampered with.

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    Kumar was arrested on Saturday and produced in a court which remanded him in five-day police custody. Sources said that Kumar is evasive in his replies during his interrogation.

    The Delhi Police booked Kumar for molestation and attempted culpable homicide after Maliwal's complaint.

    The FIR includes charges under Sections 308 (attempt to commit culpable homicide), 341 (wrongful restraint), 354(B) (assault or use of criminal force to woman with intent to disrobe), 506 (criminal intimidation), and 509 (word, gesture, or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) at the Civil Lines police station.