New Delhi : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and five other Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) pioneers were today summoned as blamed by a court in New Delhi in a defamation case documented against them by Union Finance minister Arun Jaitley and requested that show up before it on April 7.
Other than Mr Kejriwal, Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sumit Dass additionally summoned Kumar Vishwas, Ashutosh, Sanjay Singh, Raghav Chadha and Deepak Bajpai to appear before the court.
The court has summoned them for the alleged offences under sections 500(criminal defamation) and 34(common intention) of the IPC.
“I am summoning Arvind Kejriwal, Kumar Vishwas, Ashutosh, Sanjay Singh, Raghav Chadha and Deepak Bajpai for April 7,” the judge said while pronouncing the order.
Mr Jaitley had filed a criminal defamation complaint against Mr Kejriwal and the AAP leaders for allegedly defaming him in the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) controversy.