New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party MLA Amanatullah Khan got arrested by Delhi police on charges of threatening a woman with rape and murder.
The alleged incident took place on July 9, when the complainant went to the residence of the AAP MLA in South Delhi’s Batla House locality after a telephonic conversation with him to complain about poor electricity supply in the area.
One of the legislators’s supporters present there allegedly abused the woman and threatened her with dire consequences, the woman said in her complaint.
The complainant alleged that the supporter said he was abusing her on the “orders of Khan”.
AAP party supported have gathered around Jamia college to protest against the arrest.
AAP supporters, its leaders and Arvind Kejriwal said that its a conspiracy by BJP to defame AAP MLAs. Amanatullah Khan claimed that the woman had made a “false” statement before the magistrate that he had tried to crush her with his car. The MLA said he was out of Delhi and in Meerut on July 9 and 10.