Somnath Bharti an embarrassment to AAP, should surrender: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said former law minister Somnath Bharti should surrender to police, a day after the Delhi High Court dismissed the Aam Aadmi Party MLA's anticipatory bail plea in a domestic violence case filed by his wife Lipika Mitra.

By Kamna Arora | Last Updated: Sep 23, 2015, 11:56 AM IST
Somnath Bharti an embarrassment to AAP, should surrender: Kejriwal

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said former law minister Somnath Bharti should surrender to police, a day after the Delhi High Court dismissed the Aam Aadmi Party MLA's anticipatory bail plea in a domestic violence case filed by his wife Lipika Mitra.

On microblogging website Twitter, the Delhi CM said:

The Delhi High Court had on Tuesday said Bharti was "not only violent and outrageous at home, but also before the public at large".

Soon after the bail plea was dismissed, the Delhi Police raided the legislator's residence and office in Malviya Nagar, but he was missing.