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Court records statement of Sheila Dikshit's aide

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  2 April 2015 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, April 1: A court here on Wednesday recorded the statement of an aide of former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit in a defamation case filed against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Savitri recorded the statement of Dikshit’s political secretary Pawan Khera, who is being examined as a complaint witness in the case. Khera told court that Kejriwal made “derogatory remarks” and “baseless” allegations against Dikshit in 2012 during protests over power tariff hike. He accused Kejriwal of using “false and filthy” language against Dikshit in a television show. The court has posted the matter for August 1 for further examition of Khera. The court on October 2013 had framed charges against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Kejriwal in a defamation case filed against him by Khera. (IANS)

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