Mahindra Yadav arrested for rioting charges


New Delhi: Mahindra Yadav, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) lawmaker was arrested on Friday for the rioting charges during a protest, Delhi Police said.

Yadav, who is a legislator from Vikaspuri constituency, 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 the public servant,” said a police official.(IANS)