Doctor’s suicide: AAP MLA’s anticipatory bail plea hearing on May 11

Prakash Jarwal AAP MLA

New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) AAP legislator Prakash Jarwal has moved an anticipatory bail in a Delhi court in connection with a case pertaning to a doctor’s suicide in the national capital in April. The Rouse Avenue court will hear the matter on May 11.

On April 18, Delhi Police had booked Jarwal and his supporter Kapil Nagar and others on charges of issuing death threats and abetment to suicide after Dr Rajinder Singh was found dead in his house and the names of both was allegedly found mentioned in his suicide note.

Dr Rajinder Singh, a private practitioner in Durgapuri area in south Delhi, was involved in supply of Delhi Jal Board water through tankers since 2007. The bereaved family had claimed that the accused had got Dr Rajinder’s tankers removed from water supply service and also prevented clearance of dues of a large sum of money from the Jal Board.

In his application for anticipatory bail, Jarwal submitted that he will cooperate with the police in the investigation of the case, as and when called. He also pleaded that there was no reason to subject him to custodial interrogation.

The FIR was lodged on a complaint by the doctor’s son.

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