Arvind Kejriwal ends protest against the Delhi Police

By on January 21, 2014

Arvind Kejriwal and his supporters ends their indefinite protest against the Delhi Police after Lt Governor Najeeb Jung agreed to send the SHOs of Malviya Nagar and Paharganj on leave. Arvind Kejriwal said that AAP has no intention of disrupting the official Republic Day celebrations.

AAP spokesman Ashutosh told IANS: “We give an assurance that we will not cause any disruption to the Republic Day parade. We are not here for that.”

Addressing the crowd, Arvind Kejriwal announced that the dharna has been called-off. It is a victory of people. We will continue our efforts to make Delhi Police accountable.This is the first step towards our goal of achieving full-Statehood for Delhi. If any woman of Delhi is attacked, then we will not sit quietly.

The Sagarpur SHO did not arrest members of a family who allegedly set their daughter-in-law on fire, while the the SHO of Malviya Nagar is accused of refusing to take action against the foreigners in the alleged prostitution and drugs racket despite the law minster, Somnath Bharti, house raid in south Delhi on suspicion that Nigerian nationals are involved in prostitution and drug trafficking.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a public interest litigation (PIL) against Arvind Kejriwal and Somnath Bharti for not maintaining law and order in the capital. Chief Justice P. Sathasivam said he will hear the PIL on Friday. AAP leader Manish Sisodia said that the party will wait for the court verdict on the PIL.

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