Arrested AAP legislator gets bail

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) A court on Friday granted bail to AAP legislator Akhilesh Tripathi, who was remanded in judicial custody a day earlier over a 2013 rioting case.

Metropolitan Magistrate Kapil Kumar granted the bail to Tripathi, who represents Model Town constituency in the Delhi assembly, on a personal bond of Rs.10,000.

The Aam Aadmi Party legislator had been sent to two days’ judicial custody in a case of rioting lodged against him.

According to court sources, a non-bailable warrant was issued against the legislator on Tuesday for not appearing before the court on the date fixed for hearing.

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