Published On : Mon, Sep 14th, 2015

Non-bailable warrant issued against Somnath Bharti

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Nagpur: A Delhi-based court on Monday rejected the anticipatory bail application of former Aam Adami Party MLA and Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti, and also issued non-bailable warrant against him. Somnath is now planning to approach the Delhi High Court, said media reports.

It was Addl Sessions Judge, Sanjay Garg, who had rejected the anticipatory bail application of Somnath in the criminal cases of domestic violence and attempt to murder lodged against him under relevant sections of Indian Penal Code on Thursday with Dwarka police station of West Delhi.

According to police, Lipika, wife of Somnath Bharti had earlier lodged an FIR against him on June 10, 2015 as well. In her FIR she had alleged that Somnath had been torturing her mentally and physically soon after her marriage with him in year 2010. Delhi police has been intensively hunting for Somnath Bharti, who is reportedly at large.