This time AAP, MLA booked for sexual case by brother in laws wife. AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan wrote to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and resigned from all government posts.
The complainant approached Jamia Nagar police station alleging that Khan had put pressure on her to get into a physical relationship with him, a senior police officer said. She has also accused her husband of demanding dowry and putting pressure on her to get "physically intimate" with Khan, he added.
Earlier in the day, at a press conference held in the AAP office here, Khan denied the charges and said that he was having "no connection with the woman at all".
AAP legislator Amanatullah Khan on Saturday wrote to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and resigned from all government posts, saying that he was "tired" of giving "clarifications" on various allegations levelled against him.
"I exposed several corruptions of the previous government after I became the chairman of Delhi Waqf Board, But some people do not liking my honesty and spirit of service as they are framing me and my family in fake cases," Khan said in the letter.
"I am tired of giving clarifications on various allegations... I would like to be free from all the responsibilities... I resign from all the posts," Khan wrote.
The Delhi Police on Saturday lodged a First Information Report (FIR) against Khan claiming that he pressurized the wife of his brother-in-law for establishing a physical relationship.
A case under IPC sections 354A (sexual harassment), 506(criminal intimidation), 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman), 120B (criminal conspiracy) and 498A (husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty) was registered against Khan and the woman's husband, said the officer.
Khan was made the Chairman of Delhi Waqf Board in March.Recently Khan is said to have been involved in an alleged recruitment scam in the Waqf Board where the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) has launched a preliminary inquiry against him.
Khan, however, claimed that the charges against him were baseless.
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