Last days were very difficult: AAP Rajya Sabha MP Swati Maliwal’s first reaction on assault case

May 17, 2024

New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): In a big move, AAP Rajya Sabha MP and former DCW chairperson Swati Maliwal gave her first reaction following her police complaint in the alleged assault row. After complaining to the Delhi police, Swati Maliwal, in a post on X, requested the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) not to politicize the incident. Calling the incident "very bad," Maliwal said that she gave her statement in this regard to the police. The Delhi police filed an FIR in connection with the alleged assault on Thursday evening, naming the Delhi CM's Personal Assistant, Bibhav Kumar. Civil Lines Police have registered a case under sections 354, 506, 509, and 323, among other IPC sections, for offences including assault or criminal force on a woman with intent to outrage her modesty, criminal intimidation, word gesture or acts of intent to insult, and assault. In her complaint, Maliwal has alleged she was "slapped, hit on the stomach, and kicked" by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's PA, Bibhav Kumar.