In a dramatic development, the Punjab election officer has reportedly ordered a police case against AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal for calling his political opponents ‘traitors’, reported NDTV. The complaint was reportedly filed by Akali Dal leader vice presient Arshdeep Singh.
Elsewhere, Kejriwal’s former AAP colleague Kumar Vishwas has been accorded ‘Y’ category security cover after he made stunning allegations against the Delhi chief minister.
Centre gives Kumar Vishwas a Y category security with CRPF cover. pic.twitter.com/9MNitAFbn8
— ANI (@ANI) February 19, 2022
Vishwas had accused Kejriwal of being a Khalistani sympathiser and expressing his desire to become the first prime minister of an independent Punjab.
Former Congress MP Sandeep Dikshit had filed a police complaint against Kejriwal on Friday. He had tweeted, “Filed a complaint at Mohali Phase I Police Station against Arvind Kejriwal on charges of sedition, destroying integrity of our nation, and instigating violence ah Government.”
Filed a complaint at Mohali Phase I Police Station against Arvind Kejriwal on charges of sedition, destroying integrity of our nation, and instigating violence ah Government@DGPPunjabPolice @CsPunjab @HMOIndia @BanwarilalPuro2 @INCPunjab pic.twitter.com/IzksBebeZC
— Sandeep Dikshit (@_SandeepDikshit) February 16, 2022
Punjab goes to the polls in a single phase on 20 February with the counting of votes scheduled to be held on 10 March.