AAP MLA Sahiram Pehalwan booked after scuffle

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New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A case for criminal intimidation and using force was registered here against AAP Tughlakabad lawmaker Sahiram Pehalwan after a scuffle, police said on Monday.

“We have registered a case against the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA for minor scuffle,” a senior police officer told IANS.

The case was registered against the AAP legislator on the complaint of Yogendra Bidhuri, police said.

Pehalwan has been charged under Sections 324 (Voluntarily causing hurt), 341 (Punishment for wrongful restraint), 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and 34 (Acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) of the Code of Criminal Procedure, police said.

According to police, the scuffle between the two broke out on Monday morning over an issue of road construction.

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Pehalwan, considered a heavyweight in the AAP, had switched to the Arvind Kejriwal-led party after resigning from Bahujan Samaj Party.



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