Arvind Kejriwal fined Rs 5000 by High Court

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New Delhi, 4 September(wishav Warta): The Delhi High Court on Monday fined chief minister Arvind Kejriwal Rs 5,000 for delaying his response in the defamation suit filed against him by finance minister Arun Jaitley. Joint Registrar Pankaj Gupta directed Kejriwal to deposit the fine with the Army Welfare Fund and posted the matter for October 12. The fine has been imposed in the second defamation suit filed by Arun Jaitley objecting to the use of an offensive word by Kejriwal’s lawyer. This is distinct from the ongoing defamation Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) defamation suit against Kejriwal and five other Aam Aadmi Party leaders that Jaitley filed in 2015.

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