New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA and former law minister Somnath Bharti’s anticipatory bail plea in the domestic violence case filed against him by his wife Lipika Mitra.
Lipika had filed a complaint with the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) in June, accusing Somnath of committing acts of domestic violence and mental torture since 2010.
Bharti was earlier, named in an FIR filed under several Sections of the Indian Penal code (IPC), including domestic violence and attempt to murder.
Lipika has been married to Bharti since 2010, but has been living separately from him since 2012 along with the couple’s two children in a rented accommodation in Dwarka.
More details to follow.(ANI)