Manjitha defamation case: AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal granted bail


In context of Manjithia defamation case, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, along with two other Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders Sanjay Singh and Ashish Khaitan today got bail. The case was filed by Punjab's Revenue Minister, Bikram Singh Manjitha.

The hearing of the case will be announced on October 15.

Recently, a bitter war of words was held between AAP and Akali supporters in the Judicial Complex of Amritsar. During the war, police forces tried their best to keep both sides away from each other.

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Arvind Kejriwal addressed his supporters after he came out of the court. He even attacked on Punjab's ruling family, the Badals.

After Kejriwal got bail, he declared Manjithia the drug kingpin of the state. He even alleged that he will send Manjithia to jail if AAP came to power in Punjab next year.

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Section 144 of IPC has been imposed by the Punjab Police across some parts of the city to circumvent further incidents. It prohibits assembly of more than 4 persons at a place.

A case had been filed against Arvind Kejriwal and two other AAP leaders by Bikram Singh Majithia for allegedly "ruining" his reputation.The case was filed in the court of Civil Judge Gurpartap Singh, under different sections of CrPC.