AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan, who was arrested from his Batla House resident on July 24 for allegedly threatening a woman after she visited his residence to raise the issue of power cuts, was granted bail by a Delhi court. And after being released from Tihar Jail till the filing of the report he reached Batla House where he addressed his supporters.
However, before giving the bail, the court gave him a warning that he shall neither contact nor threaten the complainant in the case, according to PTI report.
The court also directed the Okhla MLA, who was in judicial custody since Tuesday, not to create any law and order problem in the area and further not to incite his supporters to indulge in any criminal activity, added the report.
“Considering the facts, nature of allegations levelled against the accused, Amanatullah Khan is admitted to bail on furnishing a personal bond of Rs 50,000 with one surety of like amount to the satisfaction of the concerned magistrate and with the condition that he shall join investigation as and when required by the investigative officer.
“He shall not directly of indirectly contact complainant and threaten or intimidate her. He shall not try to influence prosecution witnesses or tamper with the prosecution evidence. Accused is directed not to create any law and order problem in the area and further not to incite his supporters to indulge in any criminal offence,” Additional Sessions Judge Raj Kumar Tripathi said. The hearing continued for nearly an hour today.
The judge also said: “The accused is a public servant and sitting MLA. He has deep roots in society. There is no possibility of his absconding or fleeing from justice or not facing trial in the case. He is not required for custodial interrogation,” while noting that Khan had earlier been remanded to two days police custody.