A Delhi Court on Friday issued non-bailable warrant (NBW) towards AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal in reference to the case of alleged suicide of a health care provider in south Delhi’s Durga Vihar final month.
A senior police official stated that the NBW has been issued by Saket Court towards the MLA and co-accused Kapil Nagar.
A 52-year-old physician had allegedly dedicated suicide in Durga Vihar in south Delhi on April 18, holding Jarwal accountable in his suicide notice, following which police had registered a case towards the legislator on prices of extortion and abetment to suicide.
Jarwal, who represents Deoli meeting constituency, on Friday moved a Delhi court docket looking for anticipatory bail in a case.
The court docket has put up the matter for listening to on May 11.
The software, filed by means of advocate Mohd Irshad, claimed that the MLA had no direct or oblique contact from the physician within the current previous and the allegations within the FIR that he extorted cash from the deceased and his household are false.
The plea claimed that Jarwal has develop into the “sacrificial victim of an indefensible political vendetta” amid pressing medical disaster rising within the metropolis.
He has been falsely implicated within the case and was prepared to cooperate with the police within the investigation as when he shall be referred to as by them, it stated.
It additional stated that Jarwal, being a public consultant of the constituency Deoli, is taking care of the aid measures being carried out by the Delhi Government because of Covid-19 pandemic.
In the FIR, it’s alleged that the deceased was threatened, intimidated for extortion by the accused (Jarwal) and Kapil Nagar(co-accused).
The deceased was a “doctor” and likewise working the enterprise of the water tanker in collaboration with Delhi Jal Board since 2005, the FIR stated.
“It is alleged in the FIR that since the accused used to extort money from the deceased on a monthly basis through his so called henchmen Kapil Nagar and other people. When the deceased refused to give the money to him, he allegedly threatened him and using the power he (accused) managed to get the tankers removed from the Delhi Jal Board and also used his influence to stop the payments of pending bills,” the bail plea stated.
The plea additional stated that Jarwal filed an RTI by means of his advocate within the Delhi Jal Board to know in regards to the info associated to water tankers concern concerned and its reply advised that no water tanker has been engaged within the title of the deceased within the final one 12 months, April-2019 until March 2020.
“It is also apparent from the reply of RTI application that the tankers in the name of the deceased were disengaged due to the illegal acts of his own which was caught on camera in a sting operation… The allegation against the accused holds no water in the light of the blatant exposure of the illegal activity of the deceased, which may have been the compelling circumstances for the Delhi Jal Board authorities to take action against him,” the plea claimed.
The Delhi Police had on Thursday questioned Jarwal”s father and brothers in reference to the case.
Rajendra Singh allegedly dedicated suicide by hanging himself at his home on April 18. Singh”s son Hemant advised the police that his father ran a clinic in Durga Vihar and was additionally within the enterprise of water provide with the Delhi Jal Board since 2007.
A suicide notice was recovered from Singh”s home, alleging that Jarwal was answerable for his demise.
A case of extortion and abetment to suicide had been registered towards Jarwal, one Kapil Nagar and others on the Neb Sarai police station based mostly on a grievance by Hemant.