Continuing the ever growing bond between controversies and Aam Aadmi Party, MLA Gulab Singh Yadav is the entrant in the race. AAP’s Legislator and in charge of Gujarat affairs, Gulab Singh Yadav recently got arrested for after a non-bailable warrant was issued against him under the claims of an extortion case by Delhi police just few hour before Arvind Kejriwal’s rally in Gujarat.
And following the usual course of his action wherein everybody ( and mostly BJP) is out to get them rant, The Delhi chief minister, Arvind kejriwal called the allegation and the arrest as an intend to “scuttle” his rally and accused the BJP president Amit Shah of “trying to disrupt the Surat programme”.
“I appeal to Amit Shah ji that this is not my rally but that of the public … You see 13 MLAs have been arrested by the Delhi police on the direction from the BJP,” Kejriwal said.
Upon learning the news about the alleged claims, Yadav left the rally to surrender himself at Urma polic station.
“Delhi police had come here with a non-bailable warrant against Gulab Singh Yadav. He learnt about it before hand and came to Urma police station where we handed him over to Delhi police,” Surat Police Commissioner Satish Sharma said.
The Delhi police will take Mr Yadav to a court to secure a transit remand. Before leaving for Umra police station to surrender, Mr Yadav told reporters at the circuit house, “I have learnt that a Delhi police team has come to Surat to arrest me. So I am going to Umra police station to court arrest and ask the Delhi police to pick me from there.”
“I am in Gujarat since September 6 and I was here when the FIR was filed on September 13. The police raided my office and got nothing incriminating. The Centre is directing arrest of AAP MLAs but we are not going to bow down and are ready for any consequences,” he alleged.
As per the claims of two property dealers, Deepak Sharma and Rinku Diwan, that people from Mr Yadav’s office, and an associate Jagdish, were extorting money from them by threatening to get demolished the building from where they were operating.
Henceforth, a case under the section 384 (punishment for extortion) of the IPC was registered at Bindapur police station on September 13.
Further on, Confirming the MLAs arrest, Delhi joint commissioner of police Deependra Pathak said, “He will be brought back to Delhi today to join the probe in the FIR of extortion in which he has also been named.”
Delhi minister Kapil Mishra, who is attending the AAP rally in Surat, said Mr Yadav’s arrest was a turning point in Gujrat politics.