Court Dismisses AAP MLA’s Bail Plea in Alleged Molestation Case

Dinesh Mohaniya was booked for allegedly misbehaving with a group of women who came to complain about a water crisis

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The duty magistrate on Saturday had denied him bail and sent him to Tihar jail for two days till Monday. (Photo: iStockPhoto)

AAP MLA Dinesh Mohaniya, arrested in a case of alleged molestation, was sent to judicial custody on Monday for 14 days by a Delhi court which rejected his bail plea.

The duty magistrate on Saturday had denied him bail and sent him to Tihar jail for two days till Monday. The MLA was booked on 23 June for allegedly misbehaving with a group of women who had approached him with a complaint regarding the water crisis in their locality.

An FIR was lodged at South Delhi’s Neb Sarai Police Station. Mohaniya has been arrested under the sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 506 (criminal intimidation), 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman), 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 354 A (sexual harassment), 354 B (assault or use of criminal force to woman with intent to disrobe) and 354 C (voyeurism) of the IPC.

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