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  India   All India  10 May 2019  'Don’t know why I slapped him, I regret it,' says man who slapped Arvind Kejriwal

'Don’t know why I slapped him, I regret it,' says man who slapped Arvind Kejriwal

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Published : May 10, 2019, 9:57 am IST
Updated : May 10, 2019, 9:57 am IST

'I am not affiliated to any political party. Nobody asked me to do this. Police did not misbehave with me,' he said.

Chauhan has been booked under Section 323 of the Indian Penal Code for voluntarily causing hurt. (Photo: File)
 Chauhan has been booked under Section 323 of the Indian Penal Code for voluntarily causing hurt. (Photo: File)

New Delhi: Last month, the 33-year-old man, who slapped Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi, said nobody asked him to attack the AAP chief as he regretted his action.

The man has been identified as Suresh Chauhan. Chauhan, owns a spare-parts business in Kailash Park slapped Delhi CM during his roadshow on May 4. He had climbed on the bonnet of the SUV and had slapped him before being beaten up by the party’s supporters.

Read: Man slaps Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in roadshow; watch

“I don’t know why I slapped him (Arvind Kejriwal). I regret it,” Chauhan said, according to news agency ANI on Thursday.

Chauhan has been booked under Section 323 of the Indian Penal Code for voluntarily causing hurt. He, however, claimed he is not affiliated to any political party.

“I am not affiliated to any political party. Nobody asked me to do this. Police did not misbehave with me. They only said what I did was wrong,” he said while speaking to ANI.

 

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