Sacked Aam Aadmi Party minister, Kapil Mishra was attacked by a youth in Delhi. The young man, identified as Ankit Bhardwaj claims to be a supporter of the AAP, initial reports said. He has been taken into police custody.Reacting on the assault, Kapil Mishra said he would not retaliate even when attacked. He also appealed to his supporters not to lose their cool and resort to violence.
According to initial reports, Ankit is an AAP volunteer and was miffed with Mishra for levelling charges of corruption on Arvind Kejriwal. He almost reached the neck of the dissident AAP leader. However, he was stopped by Kapil Mishra’s supporters before he could assault him. Police are reportedly trying to find out the antecedents of the man. He was heard screaming that he was from the Aam Aadmi Party.