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Police refuse to keep media away from Kejriwal


New Delhi, April 22:

Delhi Police said on Wednesday that it has rejected a request from Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s office to keep away the media from him.

Delhi PolicePolice Commissioner B.S. Bassi told the media that they got a request to restrict the media’s movements, but added that police won’t do that.

Vijay Singh, a deputy commissioner of police, told IANS: “We have received a message through wireless that media should be restricted from approaching Kejriwal.”

Delhi government sources said a verbal message was sent to the police in view of what happened at an event on Tuesday at Bawana where Kejriwal was present.

A section of the crowd climbed onto the stage occupied by Kejriwal protesting against poor quality water that they said they were getting at their homes. (IANS)