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Swati Maliwal vs Bibhav Kumar: Who said what in court in assault case

The Aam Aadmi Party Rajya Sabha MP Swati Maliwal on Monday told a magisterial court in Delhi that if Bibhav Kumar is released on bail there would be a threat to her and her family.

Swati Maliwal made the comments while the court was hearing a bail plea of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s aide Bibhav Kumar in the AAP MP’s assault case.

Maliwal also told that that She was called as BJP agent and the Aam Aadmi Party has pumped a huge troll machinery.

The AAP MP alleged that Bibhav Kumar is not an ordinary man and uses the facilities used by the ministers

Also Read: Swati Maliwal claims getting rape and death threats after video by YouTuber Dhruv Rathee, shares screenshots

Here’s who said what in the court

What Bibhav Kumar’s council advocate N Hariharan argued:

What Additional Public Prosecutor Atul Srivastava said

  • Intention is not required to make out a case of culpable homicide not amounting to murder; knowledge is sufficient.
  • If I slap a lady in an open place, it is outraging the modesty of a woman.
  • Her reputation was kept in high esteem by the party chief (Arvind Kejriwal) and was called ‘Lady Singham’. The accused was terminated from his post.
  • The accused did not tell the complainant that he was not in service and couldn’t arrange the meeting with the CM. It shows the intention on the part of the accused. 
  • There was no occasion earlier when she was asked to take a prior appointment.
  • Why didn’t the security officer make a call to PCR?
  • She was allowed to sit in the waiting room. It was implied permission, where is the question of trespass.
  • When Bibhav Kumar reached there, he asked who allowed her to go inside.
  • All the people at the place of occurrence were reporting to Bibhav Kumar. It shows that he is influential. He can temper the evidence.

    Also Read: Swati Maliwal breaks down in court during Bibhav Kumar’s bail hearing, says report

    What Maliwal’s counsel advocate Madhav Khuran argued

  • Khurana referred to a judgement on whether he could address the court or not. He submitted that the victim has the right to be heard.
  • The complainant is receiving rape and murder threats.
  • The accused was found at the place of occurrence. He was interrogated but was evasive in answering.
  • The accused allegedly assaulted a public servant earlier.
  • If the accused is innocent, then why format his phone, tempered the CCTV, file a complaint on May 17.

    (With inputs from ANI)

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Published: 27 May 2024, 03:05 PM IST

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