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Majithia Defamation Case: Charges Framed Against Arvind Kejriwal, Ashish Khetan & Sanjay Singh

November 19, 2016 | By

Amritsar: A local court in Amritsar yesterday framed charges against Delhi CM and Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal in a defamation case filed by Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia. Charges were also framed against AAP leaders Ashish Khetan and Sanjay Singh. The AAP leaders had accused Bikram Majithia of patronising the illicit drug trade in Punjab.

While Bikram Majithia appeared in the court himself, the Aam Aadmi Party leaders accused in this case were represented by their lawyers.

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During the hearing on October 15, Arvind Kejriwal had obtained exemption from personal appearance.

As per information the court has fixed January 4, 2017 as next date of hearing.

Bikram Majithia reportedly told media persons that the charges were framed under Sections 500, 501 (defamation) and 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) of the IPC.

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