AAP MLA Somnath Bharti used to beat, harass wife: Police to HC


The police today alleged in the Delhi High Court that former Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti used to harass and beat his wife Lipika Mitra, who has sought cancellation of his bail in a domestic violence case.

Somnath Bharti

The submission was made by the Delhi Police before Justice I S Mehta, who is hearing Mitra’s plea seeking cancellation of Bharti’s bail on several grounds, including that the trial court had not applied its mind while granting the relief to the AAP legislator.

The police, which has filed its affidavit following the court’s direction, also submitted that the AIIMS medical board has opined that the scars on the woman’s body could be due to dog bites and burn injuries.

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