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Defamation case: Arvind Kejriwal moves high court against custody

IANS | Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014 - 12:06

New Delhi: Former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal Monday moved the Delhi High Court challenging a trial court order of sending him to judicial custody.
Kejriwal`s lawyers mentioned the matter before a division bench of Justice B.D. Ahmed and Justice Sidharth Mridul for urgent hearing. The court posted the matter for Tuesday.

Kejriwal is in judicial custody till June 6 after he refused to furnish a personal bond in a defamation case filed by Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari.

He refused to pay the bail bond of Rs.10,000 and was sent to the Tihar Central Jail.

First Published: Monday, May 26, 2014 - 11:22
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