| New Delhi |
Updated: August 13, 2018 5:05:16 am
In the five-and-a-half months since special fast track courts were set up in Delhi to hear cases involving sitting MPs and MLAs, legislators of the ruling Aam Aadmi Party have been discharged or acquitted in 19 out of 22 cases filed by security agencies, according to court records examined by The Indian Express.
Until July 31, the records show, the party’s MLAs were convicted in two cases. In another case, they show, the CBI filed a closure report citing lack of evidence.
The courts of Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ) Arvind Kumar and Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) Samar Vishal were set up at Patiala House Court in the first week of March, following an order by the Supreme Court…