AAP lawmaker arrested for rioting

New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) lawamker Mahinder Yadav was on Friday arrested on the charges of rioting during a protest here, Delhi Police said.

Yadav, who is a legislator from Vikaspuri constitunecy, was arrested along with four AAP workers for rioting while protesting the alleged rape of a three-year-old girl in Nihal Vihar in west Delhi on Thursday.

The alleged rape took place about two days ago.

Police said there were around 100- 150 AAP supporters in the protest and they even tried to disrupt traffic movement.

“We have arrested Yadav and four AAP workers. They went on to protest despite the rape accused been arrested.

“They pelted stones at police in which at least two officials were injured. They have been booked for rioting and causing hurt to public servant,” said a police official.

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