Manoj Mehlawat, a councillor from Vasant Kunj which falls under the South Delhi Municipal Corporation, was arrested in a case of bribery. He was arrested by the CBI from the party’s primary membership and was suspended from the primary membership of the party after the preliminary inquiry report came in.
Mehlawat had allegedly demanded a bribe to allow the construction of a house without any hindrance, after which he was arrested in connection with a 10-lakh rupee bribery case.
He currently has been sent to judicial custody. Praveen Shankar Kapoor who is the Delhi BJP spokesperson stated that “the party has zero-tolerance towards corruption”.