15 AAP members arrested for rioting

New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) At least 15 members, including four woman, of activist Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) were arrested here for rioting, police said Thursday.

“The AAP members pelted stones at Gokalpuri police station in east Delhi Wednesday evening while protesting against a rape case,” a police officer told IANS.

They also tried to enter the police station and damaged a police vehicle, the officer added.

The protesters were arrested and sent to Tihar jail late Wednesday.

The rape case pertained to the gang-rape of a 20-year-old newly-married woman by four men in front of her husband Tuesday. Two of the accused were arrested while the hunt was on to nab the others.

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