Arvind Kejriwal moves high court against custody

Kejriwal’s lawyers mentioned the matter before a division bench of Justice B.D. Ahmed and Justice Sidharth Mridul for urgent hearing.



By (IANS)

Published: Mon 26 May 2014, 11:53 AM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 2:04 AM

Former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on 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.


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