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‘Willing to cooperate but…’: Bibhav Kumar's email to Delhi Police before arrest in Swati Maliwal case

May 18, 2024 04:02 PM IST

Bibhav Kumar, on Friday, lodged a complaint accusing Maliwal of unauthorised entry, verbal abuse and threats to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's house.

Bibhav Kumar, former personal secretary of chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and accused of alleged assault on Rajya Sabha MP and Swati Maliwal was arrested by Delhi Police on Saturday.

Bibhav Kumar. (File)
Bibhav Kumar. (File)

He is to be produced before Delhi's Tis Hazari Court later today, the police informed.

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Before the arrest, Kumar emailed Delhi Police stating that he was ready to cooperate in the ongoing probe into Maliwal's assault claim. However, he added, that they should also take cognisance of his complaint that he filed yesterday.

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Bibhav Kumar appeals Delhi Police through email

"It has come to the knowledge of the undersigned through the media that a case F.I.R. No. 27/2024 has been registered at P.S. Civil Lines in which the undersigned has been named as an accused. Though the undersigned has not been served with any notice in the case till now, the undersigned categorically submits that he is willing to cooperate and join the investigation asand when called upon to do so by the Investigating officer," Bibhav wrote in his email to Delhi Police.

"It may be emphasized here that the undersigned has also made a complaint bringing to light the true facts of the alleged incident that happened on May 13, 2024 vide e-mail dated May 17, 2024 at 3:34 p.m. sent on e-mail ids: sho-civilline-dl@nic.in and dep.north@delhipolice.gov.in. It is requested that the same may be brought on record and investigated in accordance with law," the accused in the assault case added in the email.

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Maliwal and Kumar file counter-FIRs

Previously, based on Maliwal's complaint, the Delhi Police filed an FIR alleging that the CM's former aide had assaulted her. In the FIR Maliwal alleged that Kumar 'slapped' her "at least seven to eight times" while she "continued screaming" and "brutally dragged" her while "kicking" her in her “chest, stomach and pelvis area,” when she visited Kejriwal's residence in Civil Lines on May 13.

The FIR charged Kumar under various sections of the Indian Penal Code related to attempted culpable homicide, assault on women, criminal intimidation, and insulting modesty.

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In counter, the former aide lodged a complaint accusing Maliwal of unauthorised entry, verbal abuse and threats while also claiming the BJP's involvement in the matter.

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