Molestation case: AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan quits Waqf Board, offers to resign from all party posts
Alleging harassment, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Amanatullah Khan on Saturday wrote to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to relieve him from Delhi Waqf Board and all other government positions, an ANI report said.
New Delhi: Alleging harassment, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Amanatullah Khan on Saturday wrote to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to relieve him from Delhi Waqf Board and all other government positions, an ANI report said.
In a letter written to CM Kejriwal, Khan said, "I have been working wholeheartedly to serve people of Delhi. But some people are not liking my honesty and dedication. False allegations have been levelled against me and my family members. I, therefore would like to get relieved of all responsibilities party has given me and hence, I resign from all posts."
Today, Amanatullah Khan's sister-in-law has filed a complaint against him alleging eve teasing, at Jamia police station in Delhi. Police have registered an FIR against him.
Khan was arrested in July for allegedly threatening a 35-year-old woman with dire consequences, but was later granted bail.
The AAP legislator from Okhla constituency found himself in the eye of a major controversy in March this year for his alleged hate speech against the Modi government.
However, according to another media party, the Kejriwal-led AAP refused to accept Khan's resignation.
No official statement has been given on the matter yet.
AAP, which was formally launched in 2012, is currently embroiled in several controversies.