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Delhi Court Extends Bibhav Kumar's Judicial Custody in Swati Maliwal Assault Case

Bibhav Kumar, an aide to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, faces extended judicial custody till July 16 over allegations involving Rajya Sabha member Swati Maliwal. Arrest and Bail Denial Kumar was arrested on May 18 following Maliwal’s allegations of assault on May 13. His first bail plea was rejected on May 27, with the court noting […]

Bibhav Kumar, an aide to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, faces extended judicial custody till July 16 over allegations involving Rajya Sabha member Swati Maliwal.

Arrest and Bail Denial

Kumar was arrested on May 18 following Maliwal’s allegations of assault on May 13. His first bail plea was rejected on May 27, with the court noting the seriousness of the charges. Delhi’s Tis Hazari court refused bail on June 7, citing the gravity of the charges and potential witness influence concerns. On July 1, the Delhi High Court considered Kumar’s challenge against his arrest, seeking the Delhi Police’s response.

Legal Charges

The FIR against Kumar, lodged on May 16, includes charges under IPC sections for criminal intimidation and assault on a woman.

Legal Challenges

Kumar contends his arrest violated legal procedures and fundamental rights, seeking compensation and action against involved officials.

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