The Delhi Excessive Court docket Wednesday suspended the two-year jail time period of AAP MLA Somnath Bharti in a case of assault on AIIMS safety employees. Justice Suresh Kait additionally stayed Bharti’s conviction within the case and sought response of the Delhi authorities on his plea difficult his conviction and the sentence.
The excessive court docket listed the matter for additional listening to in Could 20.
Bharti was taken into custody and despatched to jail on Tuesday after pronouncement of the decision by a trial court docket right here.
In his plea earlier than the excessive court docket, he sought setting apart of the trial court docket’s order and acquitting him of all fees.
In line with the prosecution, on September 9, 2016, Bharti, together with almost 300 others, introduced down the fence of a boundary wall on the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) right here with a JCB operator.
A Justice of the Peace had in January sentenced him to 2 years in jail.
The punishment was upheld by a periods decide on Tuesday.