AAP Legislator Amanatullah Khan Surrenders, But Cops Refuse To Arrest :- On Monday, AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan went to the Jamia Nagar police station to surrender in the allegations of sexual harassment, but the police refused to arrest him.
A senior Police officer said that we will not arrest Khan now. We did not arrest him until we have the proof. He came here of his own accord. We will go by our own investigation.
Okhla MLA – Amanatullah Khan had said that police are under pressure to arrest him and today he said that they did not arrest him due to public pressure.
The senior police officials rubbished the charges. Mr Khan had reached the Jamia Nagar police station with scores of his supporters around 1.30 pm today and asked the policemen to arrest him.
He said that it is the victory of common people. The police did not arrest me because of public pressure. The AAP legislator had alleged the police want to arrest him in a false case.
On Saturday, he had said that I requested them to not do so since I am personally involved in the ongoing fogging work in my area, but they said they are under pressure. I will be courting arrest at Jamia Nagar police station.
In last week, the sister-in-law of Mr Khan had registered a sexual harassment case against him at the Jamia Nagar police station.
A case was registered against AAP MLA Khan and the woman’s husband under sections 120B(punishment of criminal conspiracy), 354(A)(sexual harassment), 498A(husband or relative of husband of a woman sujecting her to cruelty), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation), and 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) of the Indian Penal Code.