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Delhi HC declines Kumar Vishwas’ plea for stay on DCW summons


Kumar Vishwas

New Delhi : The Delhi High Court on Friday refused Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas’s petition in which the latter had sought a stay on summons issued by the Delhi Commission for Woman over his alleged affair with a party volunteer. Vishwas, who has been accused of having a physical relationship with a volunteer in the run-up to the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, had for the second time in a row yesterday did not appear before the DCW despite summons being sent to him. The woman in question, who chose not to be identified, has alleged that Vishwas’s wife has been spreading rumours that she found him in a compromising position with the AAP leader. She has also alleged that she is being defamed on the social media. Vishwas has so termed the woman’s allegations as baseless and put the onus on the Delhi Police which he said did not take any action on her complaint. The AAP leader had earlier said that the allegations were baseless and rival parties were out to defame him.