Ashutosh taken into custody for questioning by Delhi Police

New Delhi, March 6: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ashutosh on Thursday was taken into custody by the Delhi Police for questioning in connection to his role in clashes outside the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters.

“I am a law abiding citizen, if the police wants me to co operate in the investigation then I will,” said Ashutosh.

He also appealed to the AAP workers to maintain calm and asked them to refrain from acting against the police.

Delhi Police had named Ashutosh, Shazia Ilmi, Prof Anand Kumar and several other AAP workers in its FIR filed in Parliament Street Police Station, which says that the party workers illegally gathered outside BJP headquarters in Delhi.

AAP workers on Wednesday fought pitched battles with BJP activists outside the saffron party headquarters here hours after AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal was detained briefly in Gujarat.

The Gujarat Police stated that Kejriwal had not taken permission from them to hold a road show. (ANI)