Additional Sessions Judge Anil Kumar after hearing the arguments on bail reserved the order for tomorrow.
During an over two-and-a-half hearing on bail plea, advocate Vijay Aggarwal appearing for Bharti claimed it was a case of an 'on-and-off relationship' which was blown out of proportion due to political motives and alleged that it was a 'BJP-sponsored litigation'.
"I am an MLA and have to look after the work of my constituency. I have deep root in the society and if granted bail, I will not flee from the justice...Everyone recognizes me where will I escape," he said.
Aggarwal said Bharti himself was a lawyer, a former Law Minister of Delhi and would respect the law. The AAP leader has also to look after his aged parents, the lawyer said and urged the court to enlarge him on bail while imposing any condition on him.
"I will join the investigation as and when called by the Investigation Officer and there is no point of influencing the witnesses. If court wants, it can bar me from leaving Delhi or it can confine me at my residing place that is Malviya Nagar constituency," the lawyer said.
While citing some transcripts of recorded phone calls and SMSs exchanged between Bharti and his wife Lipika Mitra, he said "the dog in question 'Don' was being fed by Lipika, then how can it bite her? She also kept wearing all the jewelery, which meant these were with her."

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