Setback for Arvind Kejriwal in defamation case

kejriwalSetback for Arvind Kejriwal as The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay criminal defamation proceedings against Arvind Kejriwal lodged by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

SC dismisses plea filed by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal seeking a stay on the criminal defamation case filed by Arun Jaitley.

Kejriwal’s counsel Ram Jethmalani failed to convince the top court. the court told, This is not a case where we should interfere at this stage.

In a civil suit, Jaitley has alleged that Kejriwal made false allegations for “political mileage, causing irreversible damage to him.” He asked 10 cr damages.