New Delhi, Aug 19: Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia is the latest in the long line of AAP leaders and ministers who faced action by central probe agencies and the Delhi Police on charges ranging from money laundering to physical attacks.
The CBI on Friday raided the home of Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and 20 other locations in connection with the Delhi Excise Policy, escalating tensions between the BJP-led Centre and the Aam Aadmi Party which alleged the agency was acting on orders “from above”.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Rajya Sabha member Raghav Chadha claimed that over 100 false cases had been registered against the party leaders but they came clean in courts every time.
Arvind Kejriwal’s name figured in the 2018 assault on then chief secretary Anshu Prakash during a meeting at the chief minister’s official residence.
In February of that year,…