AAP MLA Alka Lamba booked for trespassing

New Delhi : A case of trespass and damage to property was slapped against AAP MLA Alka Lamba on was injured during an anti-drug drive even as the legislator filed a complaint with the Delhi Commission for Women against BJP lawmaker OP Sharma for calling her a “drug addict”.

The case was filed after a video emerged in which Lamba and some of her supporters were seen vandalising shops in Chandni Chowk area while carrying out the anti-drugs drive early on Sunday, reports PTI.

Lamba said the 30 second CCTV footage was from O P Sharma’s shop and it was shot after she was attacked. The footage showed Lamba walking towards the counter of a shop and toppling a billing machine. One of her colleagues was seen pushing everything from a table.

Police said the case against the AAP MLA has been registered following a complaint by a local trader at Kashmere Gate police station. In the wee hours of on Sunday, Lamba was attacked during an anti-drugs campaign in Kashmere Gate area where she sustained head injuries. AAP suspected BJP’s Vishwas Nagar MLA Sharma’s involvement.

Lamba said the raid was aimed at shops in the area which were operating illegally and helping drug peddlers. Alleging the involvement of Lamba, the Chandni Chowk MLA, and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s “goons” in vandalising shops in Chandi Chowk, Sharma threatened retaliation by “lathi-wielding” BJP workers in future in case of such incidents.

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