CS assault case: HC seeks Delhi govt's, Prakash's response
New Delhi The Delhi High Court Thursday sought responses from the city government, the police and then Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash on a plea by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia challenging a trial court order in the CS assault case.
The two AAP leaders have challenged the trial court order that prosecution in the case be conducted by an officer of the Delhi Police not below the rank of Additional CP.
The hearing also witnessed a verbal spat between the lawyers appearing for the AAP government and the Delhi Police over representing the police force in the matter.
Asking AAP-appointed Delhi government standing counsel Rahul Mehra and Additional Solicitor General Aman Lekhi to bring down their pitch, Justice Najmi Waziri said the ASG will have to make out a case for himself to argue the matter and listed it for