AAP legislator Rituraj held for fear of breaching peace

New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Rituraj Govind was arrested in apprehension of breach of peace in outer district here ahead of the Chhath Puja, the city police said on Sunday.

Rituraj was arrested on Saturday night after he violated orders prohibiting any gathering of four or more, imposed under Section-144 of the Criminal Procedure Code, at Nithari Talaab in Aman Vihar police station area, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) M.N. Tiwari told IANS.

The legislator from Kirari was trying to build a ghat along a water body in the Kirari area in his constituency, the police said.

The ban on any assembly of four or more persons was imposed on Saturday morning in view of the Chhath Puja.