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Protest shifted from Okhla Head

The protest has now been shifted from Okhla Head to Sarita Vihar-Shaheen Bagh road, according to eyewitnesses.

Despite this development many suggest that if you are coming towards Okhla then you should avoid the route because of the ongoing protest.

The road is blocked leading to traffic jam with commuters stranded for long time.

Security has been beefed up in the locality after the MLA was picked up from his house over alleged complaint filed by a Jasola-based woman that she was threatened at the MLA’s house an allegation that the MLA has rubbished the allegations in a press meet held on Saturday, according to sources.

AAP workers are deeply upset with the development terming the arrest a political move. The incident has attracted strong reaction from AAP Delhi leaders with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeting over it: “Just in – Modi ji arrests one more AAP MLA.”

Till the filing of the report, the protest continues on Sarita Vihar-Shaheen Bagh road.

After the arrest Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (South East) Rajeev Ranjan told reporters: “We have arrested the legislator on Sunday morning as the complainant again informed the police that he was threatening her and also trying to manipulate the evidences. We will produce him in court on Sunday.”

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