The Home Department of Delhi Government notified Lt Governor Najeeb Jung's sanction to prosecute the MLA for his alleged involvement in the raid in Khirki Extension area in January, 2014 when he was the Law Minister in the AAP government.

Kejriwal had yesterday said that the Malviya Nagar MLA, who is evading arrest in an attempt to murder and domestic violence case lodged by his estranged wife, is becoming an 'embarrassment' to the party and asked him to surrender immediately.

Interestingly, the AAP government last month had opposed Lt Governor Najeeb Jung's nod to prosecute Bharti in the raid case. Delhi Home Minister Satyendra Jain had then conveyed to Jung that sanction to prosecute Bharti should not be given.

Earlier this year, a city court had asked the police to get prosecution sanction against Bharti from the competent authority to proceed further in the case.

In its charge sheet filed in September last year, police had said that 'nine African women were victims of molestation and manhandling by a mob led by Bharti' in Khirki Extension area.

 

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