HC notice to Kejriwal, Kirti Azad on DDCA's defamation case

INDIA-POLITICS-CORRUPTION (File) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal | AFP

The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and BJP MP Kirti Azad on a defamation suit filed by the DDCA for allegedly making defamatory remarks about its functioning and finances.

Joint Registrar Anil Kumar Sisodia sought responses from Kejriwal and Azad by March 2 on Delhi and District Cricket Association's (DDCA) suit seeking Rs 2.5 crores as damages from each of them for their defamatory remarks.

The plea said Kejriwal and Azad levelled allegations against the DDCA regarding financial irregularities and corruption in selections at the junior level to malign the DDCA's image.

Earlier, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had filed civil defamation suit against Kejriwal and five other AAP leaders for allegedly defaming him and sought damages of Rs.10 crore from them.

Jaitley also filed a criminal defamation case against them.

This browser settings will not support to add bookmarks programmatically. Please press Ctrl+D or change settings to bookmark this page.
Topics : #DDCA | #Arvind Kejriwal

Related Reading

    Show more