Delhi High Court denied to permit anticipatory bail to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator ‘Somnath Bharti’ over domestic violence charge with attempted murder filed by his wife is likely to face arrest charges possibly on Tuesday. Delhi former law officer submitted an appeal for bail whereas Justice Suresh Kait dismissed the petition. After the Judge verdict, Bharti’s counsel Vijay Aggarwal stated that he might be arrested but there are certain legal formalities and several doors are still open.
Judge even paused Bharati for arriving police station late at night and said in case if he loves going police station then Judge himself will send him. Once Bharati get relieved then he can act like lion going here and there. High Court has restrained its verdict on his petition while safeguarding legislator from Malviya Nagar constituency of arresting till the mandate of order on 17th September. Police have performed interrogation of Bharti with a decent investigation over the allegations directed against him by his wife. After lower level court offering a non-bailable warrant for Bharti, he then approached High Court.
Police filed a First Information Report (FIR) under outline of Indian Penal Code that include attempted murder and domestic violence. On June 10th Bharti’s wife Lipika Mitra registered an FIR against him alleging he had been abusing her since their marriage in 2010. He literally tortured him and tried to kill once and in 2013 March he physically abused her later ordered his dog to attack her. She still has multiple injuries. Bharti refusing all the allegations saying,
“It was a matrimonial dispute, but the opposition misused it for their political cause. Instead of solving my family dispute, they tried to exploit my personal life.”