Swati Maliwal case: Delhi court rejects bail plea of Kejriwal’s aide, Bibhav Kumar; Deets inside

Maliwal alleged that leaders and volunteers from her own party have launched a campaign to tarnish her reputation.

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The bail request made by Arvind Kejriwal's assistant, Bibhav Kumar, in relation to the Swati Maliwal assault case was denied by a Delhi court on Monday, May 27. Before withdrawing his bail request, Kumar had brought his case before the Tis Hazari court in Delhi, which heard the arguments made by both parties.

Court has given its answer

The ruling was made by Tis Hazari Courts Judge Sushil Anuj Tyagi. On May 18, Kumar was taken into custody by the Delhi Police. He was then placed under five days of police remand. He was placed in judicial custody on May 24. Maliwal represents the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the Rajya Sabha as a Member of Parliament (MP). She claims that when in Kejriwal's house, Kumar attacked her. Kumar struck Maliwal in the chest, stomach, and pelvic region with his legs, according to the FIR.

Maliwal's public statement

In her first public comment on the incident, Maliwal expressed her distress on X, stating, "The last few days have been very difficult..." She called for action against those who allegedly attacked her and criticized those who suggested her claims were politically motivated by the BJP. Maliwal’s statement was seen as a direct reference to the BJP's criticism of Kejriwal and the AAP, accusing them of being "anti-women."

Vaibhav claims

Vibhav reported to the police that she entered the Chief Minister's residence's main building despite being turned away by security personnel. She was sitting in the drawing room over there. After that, they were kindly asked to abide by the guidelines. Swati Maliwal, in the meantime, became enraged with him and began to yell. began harassing and yelling things like, "How dare you stop an MP? What is your status?"

More on the controversey

The CM's assistant went on to say that despite my repeated courteous requests, there has been no response from our end to the abuses. She was asked to leave the CM residence since he did not have a scheduled meeting with the CM. requested that he meet with the Chief Minister in accordance with protocol. The complaint goes on to say that Maliwal persisted in making threats even after the request. He threatened to suffer dire consequences if he was denied the opportunity to see the CM. She began to enter the CM House while threatening the staff. It was thought that he might hurt the Chief Minister in such a circumstance. So, in order to prevent Maliwal from entering, Swati stood in front of him.

Additionally, videos of Maliwal arguing with security guards and leaving the Chief Minister's mansion have appeared on social media.