Another AAP MLA arrested for women worker suicide

New Delhi: AAP legislator from Narela Sharad Chauhan has been arrested by police in connection with the suicide of a woman worker of the ruling party, taking the total number of arrested party leaders to 12.

Chauhan and main accused Ramesh Bhardwaj were questioned by the crime branch of Delhi Police for several hours in the past four days in connection with the case.

Besides Chauhan and Bhardwaj, five others including the MLA's associates Amit and Rajnikant have been arrested last night, said a senior police officer.

Bhardwaj was arrested by a police team from Sonipat on July 26. He was questioned for several hours in connection with the suicide of the woman, along with the local MLA of Narela.

The woman had consumed poisonous substance at her home in North-West Delhi's Narela and died during treatment at LNJP Hospital on July 19.