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Kejriwal sent to jail

Kejriwal sent to jail
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New Delhi: AAP Supremo Arvind Kejriwal Sent to Jail, AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal opted to go to jail, refusing to execute a personal bond for Rs 10,000 to get bail in the defamation case filed by former BJP president Nitin Gadkari in the Patiala House court.

  • Refuses to furnish bond for bail
  • Gadkari sued him for defamation

New Delhi: AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal opted to go to jail, refusing to execute a personal bond for Rs 10,000 to get bail in the defamation case filed by former BJP president Nitin Gadkari in the Patiala House court. He was arrested and taken to Tihar Jail, where he is likely to remain at least till May 23, when the court hears the case. Kejriwal was summoned on February 28, based on a complaint by Gadkari, who had been included by Kejriwal’s AAP in the list of “India's most corrupt” in January.

New Delhi: AAP Supremo Arvind Kejriwal Sent to Jail

The Patiala House Court Magistrate asked Kejriwal, “When you are representing AAP, we expect you to behave like an Aam Aadmi. Let the procedure be same for everyone. Is there a problem in furnishing a bail bond? What you are asking for is differential treatment.” Kejriwal replied that it was a political case and he had not committed any crime. “I am ready to go to jail. We are setting precedence. I am not saying that you give this treatment only to me. Give it to all,” he said.

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