Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi HC against summons on defamation complaint

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Challenging the summons issued to him in a defamation complaint filed against him by BJP leader Karan Singh Tanwar Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has moved the Delhi High Court.

Kejriwal has challenged the order of 3rd October, 2020 of Sessions court which dismissed the plea against a Magisterial Court July 2019 order of summoning him and AAP MLAs Amanatullah Khan and Surender Singh and party convenor Dilip Pandey.

BJP leader Karan Singh Tanwar has claimed that the four Aam Aadmi Party leaders had levelled the allegations against him in media of conspiracy to murder of MM Khan who was shot dead in 2016.MM Khan was an estate officer with NDMC.

In the plea filed by Kejriwal through Adv. Mohd Irsad and Adv. Badar Mahmood, has contended that complaint was filed out of malice and has a direct nexus with the political rivalry between him and Tanwar and their respective parties and AAP leader is summoned without jurisdiction.

And wrote, to the Lt. Governor to ensure a free and fair investigation in the M M Khan Murder case and the Chief Minister has never maligned the image of the BJP leader.

Chief Minister Kejriwal contended that, he was dragged into the defamation complaint to satisfy the political vendetta of Tanwar, and also he was not even a part of the press conference held by the other co-accused in relation to the Murder case.

Chief Minister Kejriwal seeks the quashing of the defamation complaint and the summoning order issued by the Magisterial Court.

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