Case against AAP MLA for mibehaviour with woman

AAP MLA and vice chairman of Delhi Jal Board, Dinesh Mohaniya, was on Thursday booked for allegedly misbehaving with a group of women who approached him with a complaint regarding water crisis in their locality.

The Sangam Vihar MLA has been booked on charges of causing hurt, criminal intimidation and using word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman, police said.

“An FIR has been registered under Sections 323, 506 and 509 of IPC against Mohaniya at Neb Sarai police station following a complaint by the group of women,” Nupur Prasad, Additional DCP (South), said.

Police sources said that the MLA was likely to be arrested in connection with the case.

The complainants alleged that Mohaniya and his accomplices ‘manhandled’ and ‘threatened’ them on Wednesday.