A case was filed against Aam Aadmi Party MLA, Dinesh Mohaniya for abusing and manhandling a woman and another case was registered against him yesterday for slapping a senior citizen in Southeast Delhi’s Tughlaqabad Extension area.

Police picked him up while he was addressing a press conference here on Saturday. The MLA Dinesh Mohaniya allegedly misbehaved with women on Friday when several of his constituents went to his office to complain about a severe water crisis.


According to the victim, the incident took place when some people, including Dinesh Mohaniya, came to his area for a survey. Mohaniya alleged that BJP is trying to divert attention from MM Khan murder case by leveling false charges while speaking to reporters at his residence before the police arrested him.

Aam Aadmi Party MLA and vice chairman of Delhi Jal Board Dinesh Mohaniya, who was booked for allegedly misbehaving with a group of women was arrested on Saturday.

A case has been registered against Dinesh Mohaniya under Sections 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt) and 341(punishment for wrongful restraint) and 34 (act done by several persons)of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) at the Govindpuri Police Station.

A report in Hindustan Times quoted Dinesh Mohaniya saying, “I am at a complete loss. I have not misbehaved with anyone. I don’t understand why tense allegations are being made. Earlier also, an FIR was lodged against me based on a fake video.”

A senior police officer said, “Based on Kumar’s complaint, we registered a case of voluntarily causing hurt against Mohaniya. We are investigating the matter. The man alleged that Dinesh Mohaniya slapped and pushed him to the ground. We are recording statements of the eyewitnesses to ascertain the exact sequence of the incident.”

Earlier, an FIR was lodged against Dinesh Mohaniya, who is also the vice-chairman of Delhi Jal Board, after locals of Sangam Vihar alleged that the MLA and his supporters roughed them up and misbehaved with women in his office when they went to complain about irregular water supply.

In addition to those sections, police have also registered a case against Dinesh Mohaniya under Section 506 (criminal intimidation), Section 509 (Word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman).

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