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Court sets aside magistrate's order on defamation case against Kejriwal

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  17 April 2015 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, April 16: A sessions court here on Thursday set aside a magisterial court’s order dismissing a crimil defamation complaint against the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and others, and directed the magistrate to hear it again. Special Judge Dinesh Kumar Sharma set aside the magisterial court’s order and allowed a revision plea of petitioner Anuranjan Jha of media portal, which conducted a sting on AAP. The sting operation conducted prior to the 2013 Delhi’s assembly election showed some AAP members allegedly accepting dotions without proper verification. Jha in November 2013 had filed a complaint case against Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia, Shazia Ilmi, Kumar Vishwas and Yogendra Yadav for defaming him and calling him a traitor, fraud and middleman. (IANS)

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