DDCA defamation suit: Arun Jaitley appears in HC

Updated: Dec 07, 2016, 14:46 IST | Agencies |

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley yesterday appeared before the Delhi High Court and tendered evidence in support of his civil defamation suit against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and five other AAP leaders

Arun Jaitley
Rs 10cr The damages sought by Arun Jaitley

New Delhi:
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley yesterday appeared before the Delhi High Court and tendered evidence in support of his civil defamation suit against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and five other AAP leaders — Raghav Chadha, Kumar Vishwas, Ashutosh, Sanjay Singh and Deepak Bajpai.

The union minister came to the court of a Joint Registrar along with a battery of senior lawyers and recorded his evidence and endorsed the documents and annexures filed by him alongwith the civil suit.

Jaitley, who has already denied all allegations of financial bungling in the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA), had filed the suit seeking R10 cr damages against the backdrop of attacks on him by Kejriwal and other AAP leaders over alleged irregularities in the cricket body of which he was president for about 13 years till 2013.

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