The woman who hurled the ink accused AAP of being involved in a 'CNG scam'
New Delhi: A woman tried to splatter Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with ink when he was addressing a thanksgiving rally following the "success" of his government’s odd-even road-rationing experiment at Chhatrasal Stadium yesterday.
The woman, Bhavna Arora (below), tried to splatter ink on Arvind Kejriwal (above) but was not very successful. Pics/PTI
The woman, who appeared to be in her 20s, came close to the lectern when Kejriwal was delivering his speech and showed some papers to him. After some time, she threw ink at Kejriwal but it fell short of him though stains could be seen on the lectern. Police whisked away the woman, who was interrogated at the Model Town police station.
The woman accused the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government of being involved in a CNG scam. The accused, who identified herself as Bhavna Arora, the Aam Aadmi Sena in-charge of Punjab, claimed that she has got proof in this regard. She told reporters that she possesses a CD, pertaining to the alleged CNG scam.
'Let her go'
Following the attack, Kejriwal appealed to authorities to "let her go" after accepting "the documents that she is having." The melee disrupted Kejriwal’s speech for around 7 minutes. The rally was organised by the Delhi government to thank people of the city for making the road-rationing scheme a "success." Later, Kejriwal asked those around him to look into the grievances of the woman.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) yesterday condemned the ink attack on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. BJP leader Nalin Kohli said, “These kinds of things should never happen. Throwing a chappal at someone, slapping someone, throwing ink at someone, these kinds of things have got no place in a civil society.” He added that a proper investigation should be done to find out whether it was an individual or a group was behind the incident.