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Delhi Commission for Women Chairperson Swati Maliwal’s residence attacked, cars damaged

New Delhi: Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson, Swati Maliwal on Monday alleged that her North Delhi residence was attacked by one of the assailants in the morning. Two vehicles parked in the house were vandalized in the attack.The police said they have caught one of the accused.

By Priyanka Verma 
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New Delhi: Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson, Swati Maliwal on Monday alleged that her North Delhi residence was attacked by one of the assailants in the morning. Two vehicles parked in the house were vandalized in the attack.The police said they have caught one of the accused. Swati Maliwal told that she was not present at the time of the attack.

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The DCW chief shared information about the alleged attack and posted pictures of the damaged cars on his Twitter handle. The number of attackers is not yet known. Maliwal’s residence is in the Civil Lines area of ​​North Delhi.

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The DCW chief also released his video statement regarding the incident. In the video, Swati Maliwal also expressed the apprehension of something untoward with her. He said, “This morning, an assailant barged into my house and attacked. The attacker ransacked my and my mother’s car. At the time of the accident, my mother and I were not at home, otherwise we don’t know what would have happened.”

In the video, Maliwal is heard saying, “In the last seven years of my tenure (as DCW President), I have done many great things and have taken action against powerful people. They think they will scare me, but let me just say that I am not scared. I will not be scared at all and will continue my fight against those who work against women.”

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal reacted to the incident saying the situation of law and order in Delhi is bad, in an indirect attack on the Delhi Police, which comes under the Union home ministry. “…Even the chairperson of the Delhi Commission for Women is not safe. There are open murders. I hope that LG Sahib (LG VK Saxena) will also give some time to fix the law and order situation,” read Kejriwal’s tweet.

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