Delhi Court directs UP Govt to produce AAP Leader Somnath Bharti

Jan16,2021 #AAP #Delhi #Somnath Bharti


Delhi Court directed jail superintendent of an Uttar Pradesh prison to produce Aam admi Party leader and MLA Somnath Bharti.

Delhi Court ordered while hearing a matter related to an alleged assault case of a security staff at All India Institute of Medical Sciences here in 2016.

As Bharti is currently in a UP jail in Sultanpur district. He was arrested in the state under section 505 (Statements conducing to public mischief) and 153 (wantonly giving provocation with intent to cause riot) of the IPC for his alleged objectionable remarks.

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ravindra Kumar Pandey issued production warrant against Bharti on January 14 after the accused”s advocate, Mohd Irshad, moved an exemption application on his behalf in the matter informing that he is currently lodged in judicial custody in a UP jail.

Court said,“Jail Superintendent concerned is directed to produce the accused Somnath Bharti without any fail on next date of hearing,”.

A case registered against Bharti and other accused under sections of rioting, damaging public property and obstructing a public servant from discharging his duty.

The said case was registered against him on the complaint of chief security officer of AIIMS on September 9, 2016.

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