Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA and former Delhi minister Rakhi Birla was allegedly beaten up by the husband of a local BJP councillor Sanjana Singh in Rohini in New Delhi on Monday.
“AAP’s Rakhi Birla and party volunteer Ram Pratap Goyal were beaten up by the husband of local BJP councillor Sanjana Singh when they were hearing about the problems of local sanitation workers in a park,” a party statement said.
“The goons entered Goyal’s office and beat up everyone present there. They did not even spare the women, including Rakhi,” it added.
“Not only did the BJP councillor Sanjana Singh try to disrupt the meeting, but called her husband, who along with other goons followed Rakhi and AAP volunteers till Ram Pratap Goyal’s office,” it added.
Both, AAP and BJP, have lodged cross-FIRs.
“We have received complaints from both the parties against each other. We have filed the First Information Report against both the sides,” said a police official.