Over 50% newly-elected Delhi MLAs have serious criminal cases: ADR analysis
1 min read.Updated: 12 Feb 2020, 05:34 PM ISTPTI
Thirty-seven of the 70 newly-elected MLAs of Delhi have declared serious criminal cases against themselves, says study
Thirteen of the 37 MLAs have declared cases related to crimes against women
New Delhi: Thirty-seven of the 70 newly-elected MLAs of Delhi have declared serious criminal cases against themselves which include attempt to murder, and at least one related to rape, according to a study.
An analysis of the declarations made by these MLAs reveals that 43 of them face criminal cases, of whom 37 have declared serious charges including those related to rape, attempt to murder and crime against women, as per a study by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), a non-government organisation working on electoral reforms.