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Kejriwal to appear before court in defamation case

Kejriwal to appear before court in defamation case on Tuesday

PTI |

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will appear before the District Court on Tuesday in Amritsar nbsp;in connection with a defamation case filed by Punjab Cabinet Minister Bikram Singh Majithia.

quot;On last hearing in the case on October 15 he Kejriwal took exemption from the personal appearancequot; AAP’s legal wing head Himmat Singh Shergill said on Monday.

Shergill according to a party release here said that Kejriwal will appear before the court on Tuesday.

On May 20 Majithia had filed a criminal defamation case against Kejriwal and two other AAP leaders in the Amritsar court alleging that AAP was bent upon tarnishing his and his family’s image by levelling baseless allegations on drug issue.

Besides Kejriwal Sanjay Singh and Ashish Khaitan were also named in the case which accuses them of quot;tarnishingquot; the reputation of Majithia and his family members by levelling quot;false baseless and malicious chargesquot;.