AAP Okhla legislator arrested in sexual harassment case

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Amanatullah-Khan-In a shocker to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), its MLA from Okhla Assembly segment, Amanatullah Khan, 42, was on September 21 arrested in connection with a sexual harassment case.

The MLA  is accused of sexually harassing a woman relative.

Khan tweeted that he visited Deputy Commissioner of Police Office at Sarita Vihar on a routine visit for discussions on September 21 when he was arrested.

“Came here at (the) DCP office Sarita Vihar for general discussion. But they arrested me,” he tweeted. Whereas when he himself went to the police station to surrender on September 17, the police refused to arrest him.

This is the second time in three months that Khan has been arrested by the Delhi Police.

A case under Sections 354 (A) (sexual harassment), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation), 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman), 120B (punishment of criminal conspiracy) and 498A (husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty) of the IPC was registered against him and the woman’s husband.