Thursday, September 22, 2016
Aam Aadmi Party MLA Somnath Bharti was arrested today on Thursday by the Delhi police for allegedly assaulting security guards of AIIMS during an encroachment effort on September 9, 2016.
Sources said that he along with his supporters assembled in Gautam Nagar near Nallah Road and started breaking a fence on the boundary wall with the help of earthmovers to give access to unauthorized persons on AIIMS. When the security guards resisted and he reportedly assaulted them. Somnath Bharti claimed that the road belongs to the public and he failed to provide any documents in his support.