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By NewsGram Staff Writer

Delhi-police-Tomar-PTILaunched on August 3, Delhi Police initiative, Shishtachar –against eve-teasing and stalking has led to the detention of more than 2400 and arrest of over 370 people in 20 days.

“Most of the offenders were nabbed from areas near the shopping malls- mostly located at Netaji Subhash Place and Pitampura. There are a few Delhi University colleges in areas under the jurisdiction of northwest Delhi too and some offenders were found targeting women there. We alerted our men posted near the colleges.” said Sanjay Singh, JCP Northern Range.

Most detentions- a total of 831 till August 23 took place in South Delhi. Areas such as Mehrauli and Malviya Nagar have also seen high detention count due to the heavy migrant population residing there. Security has been tightened around South Campus, Dhaula Kuan and Vasant Vihar which see a large student population on a daily basis.

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Delhi Chief Secretary row: AAP MLA arrested

The elected member of AAP party, Prakash Jarwal has been into controversy allegedly assaulting Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash

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Aam Aadmi Party MLA Prakash Jarwal was arrested by police on Tuesday night in connection with an alleged assault on Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash by two AAP MLAs, an AAP leader said.

“One AAP MLA Prakash Jharwal has been arrested by Delhi Police on a frivolous complaint by IAS,” AAP chief Spokesperson Saurabh Bharadwaj said in a tweet.

“Delhi Police arrested elected MLA without any evidence. What about the arrest of IAS officers who can be seen beating Minister in Secretariat? There is FIR by the minister as well as video evidence, but no arrests,” he added.

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On Tuesday, the Chief Secretary alleged that he was beaten up by AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan and another party MLA, whom he can identify, in front of the Chief Minister at Arvind Kejriwal’s residence on Monday midnight, where he was called for a meeting. (IANS)

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